Joseph Alton Rivet

#2871, b. 22 Oct 1903, d. 2 Apr 1989
Last Edited:26 Feb 2017
FatherJoseph Aldes Rivet b. 3 Feb 1881, d. Jan 1966
MotherEmily Eve Bergeron b. about 1889, d. 1967
Relationship6th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Joseph Alton Rivet and Olean Gabrielle Derise

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthJoseph Alton Rivet was born on 22 Oct 1903 at Franklin, St. Mary Parish, LA.1,2
Census1910, sonAlton Rivette (given age 6) was enumerated as the son of Aldess Rivette (given age 29) on the 1910 Census, living at St. Mary Parish, LA.3
Census1920, sonAlson Revet (given age 7) was enumerated as a son of Algest Revet (given age 39) on the 1920 Census, living at St. Mary Parish, LA. He could not read, write, or speak English.4
MarriageJoseph Alton Rivet married Olean Gabrielle Derise, daughter of Henry Derise and Mary Ewing, about 1928.5,6
Census1930Elton Rivette (given age 27) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at Weeks Island, Iberia Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Clean Rivette (given age 19), his daughter(s) Enola. They rented their home for $3 per month. Alton worked as a mechanic's helper for the salt mine.5
Census1940Alton J. Rivet (given age 36) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at Weeks Island, Iberia Parish, LA. Also living with him was his wife, Olean G. Rivet (given age 29), his son(s) Allen J., Henry J. and Joseph Alton, his daughter(s) Enola M. Alton lived close to his parents and to the family of his sister Thelma. Alton's home was rented for $8 per month, and was the same house in which they lived in 1935. He worked as a hoisting supervisor[?] for the salt company. Alton had worked 57 hours during the week of March 24-30, 1940, and earned a total of $1,080 after working the full year of 1939.6
DeathJoseph Alton Rivet died at age 85 on 2 Apr 1989 in LA.2

Citations:

  1. [S19] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1909. Eunice, La.: Hebert Publications, 1974-.
  2. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  3. [S457] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S458] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S459] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Iberia Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S813] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Iberia Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S208] Ancestry.com Rivet message board. Website. Online http://boards.ancestry.com/surnames.rivet
  8. [S1244] U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Online database. Ancestry.com.