Desire Taileur Rivet

#2909, b. 7 Apr 1881, d. 22 Oct 1940
Last Edited:21 Jul 2017
FatherAdam Senat Rivet b. 8 Sep 1858, d. 22 Oct 1938
MotherJeanette Julienne Daigle b. 3 Jan 1857, d. 1 Sep 1923
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Desire Taileur Rivet and Lydia Ramagos

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthDesire Taileur Rivet was born on 7 Apr 1881 at Assumption Parish, LA.1,2
BaptismHe was baptized on 21 May 1881 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA. Sponsors were Oscar Daigle and Marcelitte Rivet.1
Census1900, sonHe was enumerated as the son of Senae Rivett (given age 41) on the 1900 Census at Assumption Parish, LA.3
Marriage LicenseTaylor Rivet and Lydia Ramagos obtained a marriage license on 23 Jan 1903 at Assumption Parish, LA.4
MarriageTaylor Rivet married Lydia Ramagos at Assumption Parish, LA.4
Census1910Taylor Rivet (given age 28) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at Ascension Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Lydia R. Rivet (given age 26), son Irvin Rivet (given age 6) and Gillis Rivet (given age 1), daughter Mildred Rivet (given age 3). Taylor was a farmer who could read and write. Their farm was rented.5
DraftRegTaylor 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 Maringouin, Iberville Parish, LA, with his wife, Lydia. Taylor was employed as a farmer tenant for L. P. and E. B. Schwing at the Mound Plantation, located three miles south of Maringouin. He was described as being tall and of medium build, with gray eyes and black hair.6,7
Census1920Taylor Rivet (given age 40) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at Iberville Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Ledia Rivet (given age 35), son(s) Erwin Rivet (given age 15), Gillis Rivet (given age 11) and Alvin Rivet (given age 7), daughter(s) Mildred Rivet (given age 13) and Mabel Rivet (given age 3). Taylor was a farmer on his own account. He and his three older children could read and write.8
Census1930Taylor Rivet (given age 49) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at Pointe Coupee Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Ligia Rivet (given age 45), his son(s) Gillie, Alvin and Lee D, his daughter(s) Mildred and Mabel. They were farmers, and rented their home on Jefferson Highway.9
Census1940Taylor Rivet (given age 60) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living on the Public Highway at Iberville Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife, Ledia Rivet (given age 55), his son(s) Alvin and Ald, his daughter(s) Mabel. They owned their home, which was valued at $2,000. Taylor had a fourth grade education, and Ledia had no formal education. He was unemployed and not seeking work.10
DeathDesire Taileur Rivet died at age 59 on 22 Oct 1940 in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.2,11
BurialHe was buried at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic cemetery in Maringouin, Iberville Parish, LA. His grave is located in Section 1, Row 15.2,12

Citations:

  1. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  2. [S46] Judy Riffel. Iberville Parish Cemeteries. Baton Rouge, LA: Le Comite des Archives de la Louisiane, 1989.
  3. [S257] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Assumption Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S1752] Louisiana Clerks Remote Access Authority. marriage index. Online http://www.laclerksportal.org
  5. [S493] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Ascension Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S273] Ancestry.com. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  7. [S551] Anne Butler and Henry Cancienne. The Pelican Guide to Plantation Homes of Louisiana. 1000 Burmaster Street, Gretna, LA 70053: Pelican Publishing Company, 2009.
  8. [S279] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S649] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Pointe Coupee Parish. population schedule. Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, USA.
  10. [S821] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  11. [S169] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1960. Website. Online http://www.sos.la.gov/HistoricalResources/…
  12. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com
  13. [S1038] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records, Baptisms 1901-1905. (Baton Rouge, LA: BRDA, 2013).
  14. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793