Dennis Rivette1

#2930, b. 2 Sep 1914
Last Edited:23 Jul 2016
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:

BirthDenis Rivet was born on 2 Sep 1914, probably at St. Mary Parish, LA.2
BaptismHe was baptized at St. Helena Catholic Church in Louisa (near Franklin), St. Mary Parish, LA.2
Census1920, sonDinnie Revet (given age 5) was enumerated as a son of Joseph Revet (given age 42) on the 1920 Census, living at St. Mary Parish, LA.3
Census1930, sonDenis Revett (given age 15) was enumerated as a son of Valeria Revett (given age 49) on the 1930 Census. They lived at Missouri City and Blue Ridge Road at Ft. Bend County, TX. He attended school and could read, write and speak English.4
ResidenceAccording to a census record, in 1935, Dennis Rivette lived in rural St. Mary Parish, LA.5
Marriage, WitnessHe witnessed the marriage of Rivers Breaux and Marie Rivette on 7 Feb 1937 at Franklin, St. Mary Parish, LA. He also signed as surety on the marriage bond, in the amount of $100, with Rivers Breaux as principal.1
Census1940, brotherDennis Rivette (given age 25) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as a brother of Rillius Rivette (given age 28), living at Hockley, Harris County, TX. He was single, and had completed an eighth grade education. He worked as a laborer in a salt mine, and had earned $800 during 1939.5
MilitaryDennis Rivette enlisted as a Private, "Branch Immaterial" on 11 Dec 1942 at Harris County, TX. His enlistment was for the duration of the war plus six months. Dennis was described as 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighed 126 pounds. He was single with dependents, had a grammar school education, and his civil occupation was a "paperhanger".6


  1. [S1123] Paul J Breaux. E-mail message, Feb 2015.
  2. [S1279] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1914. Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Law Books and Publishing Division, 2009.
  3. [S458] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S1130] 1930 U.S. Census. TX. Ft. Bend County. population schedule.
  5. [S1093] 1940 U.S. Census. TX. Harris County. population schedule.
  6. [S302], U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946.