Ferdinand J. Rivette1

#2850, b. 31 May 1908, d. 6 Sep 1973
Last Edited:28 Jul 2015
FatherJoseph Lovinsky Rivet2 b. 30 Aug 1848, d. 22 Jul 1927
MotherMarie Regina Darce2 b. 9 Oct 1875, d. 2 Jan 1950
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

BirthFerdinand J. Rivette was born on 31 May 1908 at Lydia, Iberia Parish, LA.3,4,1
Census1910, sonFerdinand Revette (given age 2) was enumerated as the son of Lovankie Revette (given age 62) on the 1910 Census, living at St. Mary Parish, LA.2
Census1920, sonFerdinand Rivet (given age 12) was enumerated as a son of Luvesque Rivet (given age 72) on the 1920 Census, living at Iberia Parish, LA.5
MarriageFerdinand J. Rivette married first Louise M (--?--).6
Census1940Fernand Rivet (given age 28) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at 767 St. Charles at Jeanerette, Iberia Parish, LA. Also living with him was his wife, Louise M Rivet (given age 28). They rented their home for $10 per month. Fernand had completed his education through the seventh grade, and Louise through her second year of high school. He had been unemployed for 9 weeks, and was seeking work as a carpenter building houses. He had earned $720 in 1939 for 36 weeks of employment.6
MarriageFerdinand J. Rivette married second Odette Martin, daughter of Jacque Martin and Eve Boudreaux.1
DeathFerdinand J. Rivette died at age 65 on 6 Sep 1973 in Jeanerette, Iberia Parish, LA.1,4
BurialHe was buried at St. Johns Cemetery in Jeanerette, Iberia Parish, LA.1


  1. [S1230] Henry Jr. Rivet. E-mail message, Jul 2015.
  2. [S457] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S19] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1909. Eunice, La.: Hebert Publications, 1974-.
  4. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  5. [S688] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Iberia Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S813] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Iberia Parish. population schedule.