Nicholas J Rivet1

#2942, b. 31 Jan 1883, d. 15 Dec 1970
Last Edited:25 Jun 2017
FatherAdam Senat Rivet2 b. 8 Sep 1858, d. 22 Oct 1938
MotherJeanette Julienne Daigle2 b. 3 Jan 1857, d. 1 Sep 1923
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Nicholas J Rivet and Ida Usey

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthPierre Nicholls Rivet was born on 31 Jan 1883 at Assumption Parish, LA.2,3,4
BaptismHe was baptized on 27 Feb 1883 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA. Sponsors were Colomban Simoneaux and Eugenie Rivet.2
Census1900, sonHe was enumerated as the son of Senae Rivett (given age 41) on the 1900 Census at Assumption Parish, LA.5
Marriage LicenseNicholas J Rivet and Ida Usey obtained a marriage license on 5 Feb 1910 at Assumption Parish, LA.6
Census1910Nicols Rivet (given age 27) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at Bruly St. Martin Road at Assumption Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Ida Rivet (given age 22). Their home was owned free and clear of any mortgage. He worked as a retail merchant on his own account, and they both read, wrote and spoke English.7
Census1930Nick Rivet (given age 45) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at Bayou Lafourche at Assumption Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Ida Rivet (given age 38), his daughter(s) Marina and Whilmia. They lived on a farm, which was rented. Nick and Ida could both read, write and speak English. He worked as a farmer for a sugar plantation.8
Census1940Nick Rivet (given age 52) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at Plattenville, Assumption Parish, LA. Also living with him was his wife, Ida Rivet (given age 51), his daughter(s) Wilma. They owned their home, which was valued at $1,200. Nick had completed his education to the seventh grade, and Ida to the sixth grade. Nick was a farmer, working for pay. He had worked 35 hours during the week before the census was taken, and earned $300 in 1939.9
DraftRegNicholls J. Rivet registered for the draft for World War II, held on 27 Apr 1942. At that time, his residence was in rural Napoleonville, Assumption Parish, LA. The name of Mrs. N. J. Rivet was given as a person who would always know his address. Nicholls was described as about 5 feet 8 inches tall, 145 pounds, with brown eyes, gray hair, and ruddy complexion. He was self employed.3
DeathHe died at age 87 on 15 Dec 1970 (or 25 Dec 1970 per gravestone), probably in Assumption Parish, LA.10,1
BurialHe was buried at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary cemetery in Plattenville, Assumption Parish, LA.1

Citations:

  1. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com
  2. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  3. [S547] FamilySearch.org. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942. Online http://www.familysearch.org
  4. [S1244] U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Online database. Ancestry.com.
  5. [S257] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Assumption Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S1752] Louisiana Clerks Remote Access Authority. marriage index. Online http://www.laclerksportal.org
  7. [S299] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Assumption Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S710] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Assumption Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S1044] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Assumption Parish. population schedule.
  10. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  11. [S1586] The Baton Rouge Advocate. Baton Rouge, LA. obituary.