Elpheze Sylvez Rivet

#2866, b. 10 Aug 1900, d. 25 Dec 1932
Last Edited:10 Mar 2015
FatherElphege Rivet b. 8 Oct 1858, d. 30 Oct 1932
MotherMarie Broussard b. 21 Mar 1862, d. 14 Aug 1912
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

BirthElpheze Sylvez Rivet was born on 10 Aug 1900 at Glencoe, St. Mary Parish, LA.1,2,3
Census1910, sonCelvas Revette (given age 9) was enumerated as the son of Elphas Revette (given age 52) on the 1910 Census, living at St. Mary Parish, LA.4
DraftRegSylves 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. He gave his father as his nearest relative, and was employed as farm labor for Felo Rivet, his uncle. Silves was described as short and of medium build, with brown eyes and black hair.2
Census1920, cousinSilves Rivet (given age 19) was enumerated as a cousin of Philo Rivet (given age 58) on the 1920 Census, living at St. Mary Parish, LA. He was a farm laborer.5
MarriageElpheze Sylvez Rivet married Helena Clements.3
DeathElpheze Sylvez Rivet died at age 32 on 25 Dec 1932 in Centerville, St. Mary Parish, LA.3,6


  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. [S447] FamilySearch.org. Louisiana Deaths 1850-1875, 1894-1954. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793
  4. [S457] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S458] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S169] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1960. Website. Online http://www.sos.la.gov/HistoricalResources/…