Emile Gicleus Rivet

#2910, b. 22 May 1880, d. 31 Jan 1961
Last Edited:22 Jul 2017
FatherPaul Rivet b. 29 Jun 1827, d. 24 Oct 1905
MotherMarceline Eulalie Moralez
Relationship4th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Emile Gicleus Rivet and Odelia Landry

Outline of Life Events:

BirthEmile Gicleus Rivet was born on 22 May 1880 (or poss. 18 May 1880) at Assumption Parish, LA, (poss. Napoleonville.)1,2,3
BaptismHe was baptized on 29 Jun 1880 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA. Sponsors were Prosper Rivet and Marcellite Rivet.1
MarriageHe married Odelia Landry.4
DraftRegClay Jecayus 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 Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.2
DraftRegHe registered for the fourth draft for World War II on 25 Apr 1942. This registration was also known as the "old man's draft". At that time, his residence was at 907 N. Galvez Street in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. He gave the name of Reid Vincent, 2201 Dumaine St., New Orleans, La., as someone who would always know his address. Clay was described as about 5 feet 8 inches tall, 130 pounds, with gray eyes, gray hair, dark complexion, and with a scar on his left temple and right jawbone. He was self employed.3
DeathHe died at age 80 on 31 Jan 1961 in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.5
BurialHe was buried at White Castle Cemetery in White Castle, Iberville Parish, LA.6


  1. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  2. [S273] Ancestry.com. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  3. [S547] FamilySearch.org. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942. Online http://www.familysearch.org
  4. [S548] Paul Rivette. E-mail message, Oct 2000.
  5. [S169] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1960. Website. Online http://www.sos.la.gov/HistoricalResources/…
  6. [S1533] Douglas Rivette. E-mail message, Feb 2017.
  7. [S1038] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records, Baptisms 1901-1905. (Baton Rouge, LA: BRDA, 2013).