Joseph Arthur Rivet

#2952, b. 9 May 1887, d. 7 Dec 1931
Last Edited:22 Jul 2017
FatherJoseph Ernest Rivet1 b. 17 Jun 1861, d. 17 Aug 1934
MotherMarie Julia LeBlanc1 b. 19 Jun 1866, d. 30 Jan 1944
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Joseph Arthur Rivet and Noemie Biehler

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthJoseph Arthur Rivet was born on 9 May 1887 at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.2,3
BaptismHe was baptized on 22 May 1887 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Sponsors were Edgar Neubig and Stella Orillion.2
MarriageHe married Noemie Biehler, daughter of (--?--) Biehler, between 16 Apr 1909 and 14 Apr 1910.4,1
Census1910Arthur Rivet (given age 23) and his wife, Nona Rivet (given age 24) appeared on the 1910 census at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. He was a house carpenter, and they lived in a rented home.4
DraftRegArthur Rivet was required to register for the first draft of World War I, held on 5 Jun 1917. At that time, he was living in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Arthur was described as being of medium height and build, with gray eyes and blonde hair. He was employed locally as a carpenter for H. Wilbert Sons L. & Lbr.(?)3
Census1920Arthur Rivet (given age 31) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Noelie Rivet (given age 30), son(s) Charles Arthur Rivet (given age 9), Earl Rivet (given age 9) and Wilbur Rivet (given age 2), daughter(s) Leah Rivet (given age 4). Two servants were living with them. Their home was rented. He worked as a carpenter on houses.5
Census1930Arthur Rivet (given age 41) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at 710 Main Street at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Noemie Rivet (given age 40), his son(s) Charles and Wilbur, his daughter(s) Leah, Virgin, Dorothy and Cecile M. Their son, Earl (given age 16) lived nearby with Noemie's sister. Arthur was a house carpenter. They rented their home for $12.50 per month.6
DeathJoseph Arthur Rivet died at age 44 on 7 Dec 1931 in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.1
BurialHe was buried at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Cemetery in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. His grave is located in Section 1, Row 3.7

Citations:

  1. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793
  2. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  3. [S273] Ancestry.com. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  4. [S303] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S279] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S278] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S46] Judy Riffel. Iberville Parish Cemeteries. Baton Rouge, LA: Le Comite des Archives de la Louisiane, 1989.