Joseph Aldes Rivet

#2835, b. 3 Feb 1881, d. Jan 1966
Last Edited:22 Feb 2017
FatherJoseph Leo Rivet b. 18 Sep 1860, d. 27 Dec 1925
MotherMarie Alix Verret b. Sep 1861, d. 4 Dec 1958
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Joseph Aldes Rivet and Emily Eve Bergeron

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthJoseph Aldes Rivet was born on 3 Feb 1881 at Lydia, Iberia Parish, LA.1,2,3
Census1900, sonHe was enumerated as the son of Leo Rivet (given age 39) on the 1900 Census at St. Mary Parish, LA.4
Marriage LicenseJoseph Aldes Rivet and Emily Eve Bergeron obtained a marriage license on 3 Feb 1903 at Franklin, St. Mary Parish, LA.5
MarriageJoseph Aldes Rivet married Emily Eve Bergeron, daughter of Adorisca (--?--), on 3 Feb 1903 at St. Helena Catholic Church at Louisa (near Franklin), St. Mary Parish, LA.5
Census1910Aldess Rivette (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 Eva Rivette (given age 22), son Alton Rivette (given age 6), daughter Agrilah Rivette (given age 4). Eva was the mother of 3 children, 2 now living. The language spoken at home was French, and neither Aldess nor Eva were able to read or write. He hired out as a farm laborer, and they lived in a rented house.6
DraftRegAldes Rivet was required to register for the third draft of World War I, held on 12 Sep 1918. At that time, he was living in Glencoe, St. Mary Parish, LA, with his wife, Eve.2
Census1920Algest Revet (given age 39) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at St. Mary Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Eva Revet (given age 31), son(s) Alson Revet (given age 7) and Herman Revet (given age 1), daughter(s) Eneta Revet (given age 14), Thelma Revet (given age 10) and Hazel Revet (given age 4), mother-in-law Adorisca Bergeron (given age 69). Algest and Eva could speak English but could not read or write. Neither their son Alson nor Eva's mother Adorisca could read, write, or speak English. Algest worked as a laborer in a lumber mill. They lived on Cypresscort Road next door to the family of his cousin, Joseph and Valerie.7
Census1930Aldest Rivet (given age 49) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at Weeks Island, Iberia Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Eve Rivet (given age 40), his son(s) Herman and Harvard, his daughter(s) Thelma, Hazel and Winifred. Aldest was a laborer in a salt mine. He and his wife could speak English but could not read or write. They paid monthly rent of $10 on their home.8
Census1940Aldes J. Rivet (given age 59) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at Weeks Island, Iberia Parish, LA. Also living with him was his wife, Eva Rivet (given age 52), his son(s) Howard and Herman, his daughter(s) Winifred, his daughter-in-law, Mildred G. Rivet (given age 18). Their home was rented for $10 per month, and was the same house in which they lived in 1935. Aldes' daughter Thelma and son Alton lived with their families close by. Aldes worked as a laborer for the salt company, and had worked 32 hours during the week of March 24-30, 1940. He earned a total of $572 for a full year's work during 1939.9
DraftRegAldes Rivet registered for the fourth draft for World War II on 27 Apr 1942. This registration was also known as the "old man's draft". At that time, his residence was in Weeks, Iberia Parish, LA. He gave the name of Mrs. Aldes Rivet as someone who would always know his address. He was described as about 5 feet 7-1/2 inches tall, 140 pounds, with brown eyes, gray hair, and ruddy complexion. Aldes was employed by the Myles Salt Co. in Weeks.3
DeathHe died at age 84 in Jan 1966 in New Iberia, LA.10,11

Citations:

  1. [S19] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1909. Eunice, La.: Hebert Publications, 1974-.
  2. [S273] Ancestry.com. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  3. [S547] FamilySearch.org. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942. Online http://www.familysearch.org
  4. [S253] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S701] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1903. Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1990.
  6. [S457] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S458] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S459] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Iberia Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S813] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Iberia Parish. population schedule.
  10. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  11. [S20] Janet B Jehn. Acadian Descendants. Covington, KY: s.n., ca 1972.
  12. [S741] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1905. Rayne, LA: Hebert Publications, 1992.
  13. [S1240] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1915. Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Law Books and Publishing Division, 2009.