Nicholas John Rivette1

#2829, b. 18 Jul 1878, d. 13 Aug 1945
Last Edited:22 Jun 2015
FatherJoseph Lovinsky Rivet b. 30 Aug 1848, d. 22 Jul 1927
MotherEmma Landry b. Nov 1851, d. about 12 Feb 1903
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Nicholas John Rivette and Alice Ozio

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthNicholas John Rivette was born on 18 Jul 1878 at Lydia, Iberia Parish, LA.2,3
Census1880, sonNicholls Rivet (given age 2) was enumerated as a son of Lovinski Rivet (given age 31) on the 1880 Census, living in Iberia Parish, LA.4
MarriageNicholas John Rivette married first Alice Ozio on 27 Apr 1899 at St. Helena Catholic Church at Louisa (near Franklin), St. Mary Parish, LA.2,5
Census1900, sonNichols Rivet (given age 21) was enumerated as the son of Lovinsky Rivet (given age 51) on the 1900 Census at St. Mary Parish, LA.6
Census1910Nick Revette (given age 29) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at St. Mary Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Alice Revette (given age 26), son Dudley Revette (given age 10), Peter Revette (given age 4) and J. Y. Revette (given age 2), daughter Myrtle Revette (given age 6). Nick was employed as a farm laborer. Living nearby were three other Revette families, those of his uncles Elphas and Faloe, and a cousin Joseph.7
ResidenceIn 1917, Nicholas Rivette and his wife, Alice, lived at 331 Rock Street in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA. Nicholas was a laborer.8
DraftRegNicholas Rivette was required to register for the third draft of World War I, held on 12 Sep 1918. At that time, he was living at 331 Rock Street in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, with his wife, Alice. He was employed as a laborer at the Lake Charles Rice Mill. Nicholas was described as being of medium height and build, with gray eyes and brown hair.9
Census1920Nick Rivette (given age 42) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at 331 Rock at Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Allice Rivette (given age 39), son(s) Dudley Rivette (given age 19), Erwin Rivette (given age 14) and J. Y. Rivette (given age 13), daughter(s) Myrtle Rivette (given age 16) and Huzel Rivette (given age 7). Nick's occupation was given as a miller in the rice industry.10
ResidenceIn 1921, Nicholas Rivette and his wife, Alice, lived at 320 Rock Street in Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, LA, with child Dudley J. Nicholas was a laborer at the Lake Charles Rice Milling Company.8
DivorceNicholas John Rivette and Alice Ozio were probably divorced between 1921 and 1925 at LA or TX.11
MarriageNicholas John Rivette married second Virginia Hall on 9 Jan 1926 at Jefferson County, TX.11
Census1930Necos Rivet (given age 52) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at 655 Milam at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX. Also living in the house was his wife Virginia Rivet (given age 49). He was a public works laborer. They lived in a boarding house which was run by his brother Willie's wife, Lydia.5
DeathNicholas Rivette died at age 67 on 13 Aug 1945 at Frances Ann Lutcher Hospital in Orange, Orange County, TX.3
BurialHe was buried in Plateauville, LA.3

Citations:

  1. [S258] The Beaumont Enterprise. Beaumont, TX.
  2. [S19] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1909. Eunice, La.: Hebert Publications, 1974-.
  3. [S1171] Death certificate for Nicklas Rivette. Online Orange.
  4. [S246] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. Iberia Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S424] 1930 U.S. Census. TX. Jefferson County. population schedule.
  6. [S253] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S457] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S793] Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.
  9. [S273] Ancestry.com. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  10. [S587] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Cacasieu Parish. population schedule.
  11. [S626] Jefferson County, Texas, Clerk's Office online index. Marriage records.
  12. [S1154] Death certificate for J D Rivit. Online Harris.
  13. [S701] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1903. Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1990.