Ella Mary Ruhnau

#3067, b. 16 Jun 1873, d. 29 Nov 1964
Last Edited:7 Jun 2015
FatherJohn Ruhnau1
MotherLaura Chaudoir1
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Ella Mary Ruhnau and Amilcar Rivet

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthElla Mary Ruhnau was born on 16 Jun 1873 at Moreauville, LA.1,2
MarriageShe married Amiloar Rivet, son of Louis Rivet (2nd) and Augustine Chaboisseau, on 14 Apr 1891 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Witnesses were Charles Mix, J. Achille Dupuy, and Charles Dupont.3,4
Census1900Ella Mary Rivet (given age 25) was enumerated as the wife of Amilcar Rivet (given age 30) on the 1900 Census at Bowie Street, White Castle, Iberville Parish, LA.2
Census1910Ella Rivet (given age 36) was enumerated as the wife of Albert Rivet (given age 42) on the 1910 Census, living at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX.5
Census1920Ella Rivet (given age 46) was enumerated as the wife of A. Rivet (given age 52) on the 1920 Census, living at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX.6
Death, WidowShe was left a widow at age 49, when her husband, Amilcar, died on 20 Jun 1922 at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX.7
Census1930Ella Rivet (given age 55) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at 1092 Magnolia Avenue at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX. Also living in the house was her son(s) Charles O. and J. Ivran, her daughter(s) Iona and Elnora. Ella's son, Errol, lived nearby. Ella owned her home, which was valued at $12,000.8
ResidenceIn 1935, Ella Rivet lived at 807 Bomar Avenue in Houston, Harris County, TX, with children Iona and John I. Also living with them was Miss Laura M Rivet, relationship unknown (most likely a niece or granddaughter of Ella).9
Census1940Ella Rivet (given age 65) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at 1619 Hazard at Houston, Harris County, TX. Also living with her was, her daughter(s) Iona, Laura M and Eleanor. A lodger, Burt R Williamson, also lived in the household. Ella was widowed, and owned her home, which was valued at $6,500. She had an eighth grade education.10
DeathElla Rivet died at age 91 on 29 Nov 1964 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Houston, Harris County, TX.1
BurialShe was buried at Magnolia Cemetery in Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX.1

Citations:

  1. [S1147] Death certificate for Ella Rivet. Online Harris.
  2. [S252] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  4. [S216] Hunting for Bears. Louisiana Marriages, 1718-1925, by LA Marriages 1718-1925. Online http://www.ancestry.com
  5. [S695] 1910 U.S. Census. TX. Jefferson County. population schedule.
  6. [S423] 1920 U.S. Census. TX. Jefferson County. population schedule.
  7. [S1135] Death certificate for Amilcar Rivet. Online Jefferson.
  8. [S424] 1930 U.S. Census. TX. Jefferson County. population schedule.
  9. [S793] Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.
  10. [S1093] 1940 U.S. Census. TX. Harris County. population schedule.
  11. [S1158] Death certificate for John Ivran Rivet. Online Harris.
  12. [S1038] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records, Baptisms 1901-1905. (Baton Rouge, LA: BRDA, 2013).