Severin Rivet

#2840, b. 24 Nov 1884, d. 17 Dec 1973
Last Edited:28 Jul 2015
FatherJoseph Felo Rivet b. 11 Aug 1864
MotherGustavie Bourgeois b. Sep 1867, d. between 1910 and 1919
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthSeverin Rivet was born on 24 Nov 1884 at Lydia, Iberia Parish, LA.1
Census1900, sonHe was enumerated as the son of Fellow Rivet (given age 35) on the 1900 Census at St. Mary Parish, LA.2
Census1910, sonCeveran Revette (given age 25) was enumerated as the son of Faloe Revette (given age 45) on the 1910 Census, living at St. Mary Parish, LA. He was a farm laborer.3
DraftRegCeverin 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.4
Census1920, sonSeverin Rivet (given age 35) was enumerated as a son of Philo Rivet (given age 58) on the 1920 Census, living at St. Mary Parish, LA.5
Census1930, sonSeveran Rivet (given age 44) was enumerated as a son of Fellow Rivet (given age 63) on the 1930 Census. They lived at St. Mary Parish, LA.6
Census1940Severen Rivette (given age 55) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at St. Mary Parish, LA. Also living with him was his sister, Edolia Rivette (given age 45). They lived next to their brother Laodis's family. Their home was rented for $2 per month. Severen had a third grade education. He was a farm laborer, and had worked 40 hours during the week before the census was taken. In 1939 he earned $140 for 26 weeks of employment.7
DraftRegSevirn Rivette registered for the draft for World War II, held on 27 Apr 1942. At that time, his residence was near Jeanerette in St. Mary Parish, LA. He gave the name of Homer Gomolin(?) of Jeanerette as someone who would always know his address. He worked in the area as a yard man. He was described as five feet six inches in height and 133 pounds, with brown eyes, gray hair, and light complexion.8
DeathHe died at age 89 on 17 Dec 1973 in Jeanerette, Iberia Parish, LA.9,10
BurialHe was buried at St. Johns Cemetery in Jeanerette, Iberia Parish, LA.9

Citations:

  1. [S19] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1909. Eunice, La.: Hebert Publications, 1974-.
  2. [S253] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S457] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S273] Ancestry.com. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  5. [S458] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S713] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S1058] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S547] FamilySearch.org. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942. Online http://www.familysearch.org
  9. [S1230] Henry Jr. Rivet. E-mail message, Jul 2015.
  10. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on Ancestry.com.