Phillip Rivette

#2868, b. 30 Mar 1900, d. 14 Dec 1970
Last Edited:17 May 2017
FatherJoseph Rivette b. 24 Nov 1877, d. 26 Sep 1926
MotherValerie Landry b. May 1880
Relationship6th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthPhilippe Rivet was born on 30 Mar 1900 at Franklin, St. Mary Parish, LA.1
Census1900, grandsonHe was enumerated as a grandson of Elphage Rivet (given age 43) on the 1900 Census at St. Mary Parish, LA.2
Census1910, sonPhilip Revette (given age 10) was enumerated as the son of Joseph Revette (given age 32) on the 1910 Census, living at St. Mary Parish, LA.3
DraftRegPhilip 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. Philip was employed as a swamper for the Baldwin Lumber Company. He was described as being of medium height and build with gray eyes and dandy hair.4
Census1920, sonPhilip Revet (given age 20) was enumerated as a son of Joseph Revet (given age 42) on the 1920 Census, living at St. Mary Parish, LA. He was a laborer for a lumber mill.5
Marriage, WitnessPhilip Rivette witnessed the marriage of Rivers Rivette and Marie Guidry on 1 Jun 1920 at Franklin, St. Mary Parish, LA.6,7
MarriagePhillip Rivette married Ada B (--?--) about 1924.8
Census1930Phillip Rivet (given age 30) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census. They lived on the Irish Bend Road at Oaklawn Plantation, St. Mary Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Ada Rivet (given age 32). They rented their home, which was shared with one other family. Phillip worked as a farm laborer.8
Marriage, WitnessPhillip Rivette witnessed the marriage of Rivers Breaux and Marie Rivette on 7 Feb 1937 at Franklin, St. Mary Parish, LA.9
Census1940Philip Rivette (given age 40) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at Oaklawn, St. Mary Parish, LA. Also living with him was his wife, Ada Rivette (given age 42). They rented their home for $5 per month. Philip and Ada each had a fifth grade education. He worked as a laborer for a sugar refinery. During the week before the census was taken, he worked 42 hours, and earned $780 in 1939.10
ResidenceAt the time of his brother Rillius's death in 1966, Phillip Rivette lived in Franklin, St. Mary Parish, LA.11
DeathHe died at age 70 on 14 Dec 1970.12
BurialHe was buried at Franklin Cemetery in Franklin, St. Mary Parish, LA. His grave is located in section 5.12

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. [S464] Original Marriage Record.
  7. [S1172] Death certificate for Revis Rivette. Online Jefferson.
  8. [S713] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S1123] Paul J Breaux. E-mail message, Feb 2015.
  10. [S1058] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  11. [S1733] The American Press. Lake Charles, LA. obituary.
  12. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com