Henri Joachim Rivet

#2770, b. 14 Jul 1871
Last Edited:24 Jun 2017
FatherPaul Rivet b. 29 Jun 1827, d. 24 Oct 1905
MotherMarceline Eulalie Moralez
Relationship4th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Henri Joachim Rivet and Odile Mollere

Outline of Life Events:

BirthHenri Joachim Rivet was born on 14 Jul 1871 at Assumption Parish, LA.1,2
BaptismHe was baptized on 22 Sep 1871 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA. Sponsors were Washington Rivet and Aurelia Landry.1
Marriage LicenseHe and Odile Mollere obtained a marriage license on 29 Jul 1893 at Assumption Parish, LA.3,4
MarriageHenri Joachim Rivet married Odile Mollere, daughter of Joseph Mollere and Clementine Simonneaux, on 9 Aug 1893 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church at Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA. Witnesses were Rosalie Ruiz, Joseph Ruiz, Ernestine Rivet, Desire Braud Jr., Noemie Mollere, and S. Savoie.1,2
Census1900Joassin Rivet (given age 28) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1900 census at Iberville Parish, LA. With him was his wife Odile, son(s) Wallis, Joassin Jr. and Elmo, daughter(s) Della . Odile stated she was the mother of 5 children, 4 living.2
Census1910Henry Rivet (given age 39) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at Assumption Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Odele Rivet (given age 35), son Wallace Rivet (given age 15), Junior Rivet (given age 14), Linden Rivet (given age 9) and McKinley Rivet (given age 5), daughter Maud Rivet (given age 2) and Pearl Rivet (given age 1-6/12).5
Census1920Henry Rivet (given age 50) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at Pointe Coupee Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Odile Rivet (given age 46), son(s) Landon Rivet (given age 19), McKinley Rivet (given age 17) and Elmo Rivet (given age 2/12), daughter(s) Maude Rivet (given age 12), Pearl Rivet (given age 11), Gloria Rivet (given age 9), Katie Rivet (given age 7) and Irene Rivet (given age 4 0/12). They rented a farm on Jefferson Highway.6


  1. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  2. [S252] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S1752] Louisiana Clerks Remote Access Authority. marriage index. Online http://www.laclerksportal.org
  4. [S52] Jerome Rivet. E-mail message, 1996.
  5. [S299] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Assumption Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S495] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Point Coupee Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S1038] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records, Baptisms 1901-1905. (Baton Rouge, LA: BRDA, 2013).