George Rivette

#2846, b. 8 Feb 1895, d. Jun 1964
Last Edited:17 Aug 2014
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

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthGeorge Rivette was born on 8 Feb 1895 at Baldwin, St. Mary 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
Census1910, sonGeorge Rivet (given age 14) was enumerated as the son of Leo Rivet (given age 47) on the 1910 Census, living at Iberia Parish, LA.5
DraftRegGeorge Rivette was required to register for the first draft of World War I, held on 5 Jun 1917. At that time, he was living in Jeanerette, Iberia Parish, LA. He was single, and worked as a laborer in a saw mill for Jeanerette Lumber.2
MarriageHe married an unknown person.3
Census1920, sonGeorge Revet (given age 23) was enumerated as a son of Leo Revet (given age 58) on the 1920 Census, living at Jeanerette, Iberia Parish, LA.6
Census1930, sonGeorge Rivette (given age 34) was enumerated as a son of Alix Rivette (given age 65) on the 1930 Census. They lived at Jeanerette, Iberia Parish, LA. He was single, and could read, write and speak English. He worked as a laborer in a lumber mill.7
DraftRegGeorge Rivette registered for the fourth draft for World War II on 26 Apr 1942. This registration was also known as the "old man's draft". At that time, his residence was at 123 LaSalle Street in Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, LA. He gave his wife, Mrs. George Rivette, as someone who would always know his address. George was described as about 5 feet 11-1/2 inches tall, 196 pounds, with gray eyes, gray hair, and ruddy complexion. He was self employed.3
DeathHe died at age 69 in Jun 1964 in LA.8

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. [S693] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Iberia Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S688] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Iberia Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S459] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Iberia Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on Ancestry.com.