Joseph Arvilien Rivet

#2911, b. 1 Mar 1880, d. 15 Aug 1966
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 Joseph Arvilien Rivet and Angela Marroy

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthJoseph Arvilien Rivet was born on 1 Mar 1880 at Assumption Parish, LA.1,2
BaptismHe was baptized on 30 Mar 1880 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA. Sponsors were Arieux Simoneaux and Marie Rivet.1
Census1880, sonCalvilien Rivet (given age 3/12) was enumerated as a son of Senat Rivet (given age 21) on the 1880 Census, living in Assumption Parish, LA.3
Census1900, sonAvillian Rivett (given age 20) was enumerated as the son of Senae Rivett (given age 41) on the 1900 Census at Assumption Parish, LA.4
Marriage LicenseJoseph Arvilien Rivet and Angela Marois obtained a marriage license on 21 Sep 1900 at Assumption Parish, LA.5
MarriageJoseph Arvilien Rivet married Angela Marroy, daughter of Joseph Marroy and Fellia Daigre, on 22 Sep 1900 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church at Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA. Witnesses were Taylor Rivet, Sarrazin Marroy, and Marcel Babin.1,6
Census1910Arvenien Rivet (given age 30) 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 Angela M. Rivet (given age 30), son Richard Rivet (given age 4) and Richael Rivet (given age 2), daughter Alice Rivet (given age 9) and Lucile Rivet (given age 7). Arvenien was a planter, and neither he nor his wife could read or write. They lived on a rented farm.7
Census1920Aribet Rivet (given age 39) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at Morganza, Pointe Coupee Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Marrva Rivet (given age 40), son(s) Calice Rivet (given age 18) and Richard Rivet (given age 14 8/12), daughter(s) Lucy Rivet (given age 16), Rachel Rivet (given age 12 4/12) and Edith Rivet (given age 10 4/12). Aribet was a sugar cane farmer working on his own account. Their home was owned free and clear.8
Census1930Alvien Rivet (given age 49) was enumerated on 1 May 1930 as the head of a household on the 1930 census, on La. Route 41 (Fordoche), Morganza Village, Pointe Coupee Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Angela, his daughter(s) Rachel. They lived on their own farm engaged in general farming. He could read, write and speak English. Angela could speak English but could not read or write it.9
DraftRegArvelien Rivet registered for the fourth draft for World War II on 27 Apr 1942. This registration was also known as the "old man's draft". At that time, his residence was in Morganza, Pointe Coupee Parish, LA. He gave Mrs. A. Rivet as someone who would always know his address. Arvelien was described as about 5 feet 8 inches tall, 225 pounds, with hazel eyes, gray hair, light complexion, and with an appendectomy scar. He was self employed.2
DeathHe died at age 86 on 15 Aug 1966 in Morganza, Pointe Coupee Parish, LA.10

Citations:

  1. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  2. [S547] FamilySearch.org. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942. Online http://www.familysearch.org
  3. [S245] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. Assumption Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S257] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Assumption Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S1752] Louisiana Clerks Remote Access Authority. marriage index. Online http://www.laclerksportal.org
  6. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793
  7. [S493] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Ascension Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S495] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Point Coupee Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S649] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Pointe Coupee Parish. population schedule. Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, USA.
  10. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  11. [S1038] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records, Baptisms 1901-1905. (Baton Rouge, LA: BRDA, 2013).