Marie Elodie Rivet

#2792, b. 27 Feb 1866
Last Edited:25 Jun 2017
FatherJoseph Valliere Rivet b. 8 Aug 1842, d. 27 Jan 1899
MotherCelima Richard b. 1847
Relationship5th great-granddaughter of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Child of Marie Elodie Rivet and Henry Brantley

Outline of Life Events:

BirthMarie Elodie Rivet was born on 27 Feb 1866 at Assumption Parish, LA.1
BaptismShe was baptized on 16 Mar 1866 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA. Sponsors were Lucien Charlet and Elodie Veret.1
Census1870, household memberElodie Rivet (given age 4) was enumerated on the 1870 census in the household of Valire Rivet (given age 28), living in Convent, St. James Parish, LA.2
Census1880, daughterElodie Rivet (given age 14) was enumerated as a daughter of Valiere Rivet (given age 38) on the 1880 Census, living in Assumption Parish, LA.3
Marriage LicenseElodie Rivet and Henry Brantley obtained a marriage license on 17 Jan 1885 at St. James Parish, LA.4
MarriageMarie Elodie Rivet married Henry Brantley on 27 Dec 1885 at St. Michael Catholic Church at Convent, St. James Parish, LA. Witness was Emilia Tureaud.1
Death, WidowShe was left a widow when her husband, Henry, died before 27 Sep 1898.5


  1. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  2. [S240] 1870 U.S. Census. LA. St. James Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S245] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. Assumption Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S216] Hunting for Bears. Louisiana Marriages, 1718-1925, by LA Marriages 1718-1925. Online
  5. [S151] Louisiana Secretary of State. Baton Rouge, LA, USA. Louisiana Confederate Pension Applications.