Paul Bernardin Rivet1

#3082, b. 9 May 1889, d. 17 Jul 1952
Last Edited:14 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 Paul Bernardin Rivet and Beatrice Robillard

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthPaul Bernardin Rivet was born on 9 May 1889 at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.1,2
BaptismHe was baptized on 23 May 1889 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Sponsors were Walter Rivet and Stella Leblanc.1
Census1900, sonHe was enumerated as the son of Joseph Rivet (given age 29) on the 1900 Census at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.3
Census1910, sonPaul Rivet (given age 20) was enumerated as the son of Joseph Rivet (given age 47) on the 1910 Census, living at 802 Plaquemine Street at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. He worked as a house carpenter.4
MarriagePaul Bernardin Rivet married Beatrice Robillard, daughter of Valcouer Robillard and Josephine Ortis, about 1914.5,6
Census1920Paul Rivet (given age 30) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at Pointe Coupee Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Beatrice Rivet (given age 21), daughter(s) Gistrude Rivet (given age 5). They lived on a rented farm. Paul was an eddgerman for a saw mill.7
Census1930Paul Rivet (given age 40) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at Pointe Coupee Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Beatrice Rivet (given age 33), his daughter(s) Gertrude and Pauline, his father-in-law, Valcour Robillard (given age 74). Nephew and niece, Leonard and Edna Loupe, lived with them. They rented their home, located on the Pointe Coupee Road on the Mississippi River, for $6 per month. Paul worked as a carpenter.5
Census1940Paul Rivet (given age 51) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at Lemoyne, St. Landry Parish, LA. Also living with him were his wife, Beatrice Rivet (given age 43), his daughter Pauline Dickinson (given age 19), and his son-in-law, Roland Dickinson (given age 22). They rented their home for $2 per month. Paul had a seventh grade education, and Beatrice had one year of high school. He was employed as a millwright at a saw mill. During the week before the census was taken, he worked 42 hours, and earned $1,000 in 1939.8
DraftRegPaul Bernard 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 Lemoyne, St. Landry Parish, LA. The name of Miss Bulah Rivet (his sister) was given as a person who would always know his address. Paul was described as about 5 feet 4 inches tall, 120 pounds, with blue eyes, brown hair, and dark complexion. Both of his arms were crooked from old fractures. He was employed at the Turner Lumber Co. in Lemoyne.2
Death, WidowHe was left a widower at age 56, when his wife, Beatrice, died on 3 Feb 1946 at Morganza, Pointe Coupee Parish, LA.6,9
DeathPaul Bernardin Rivet died at age 63 on 17 Jul 1952 in New Roads, Pointe Coupee Parish, LA.6,9

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. [S252] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S303] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S649] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Pointe Coupee Parish. population schedule. Ancestry.com, Provo, UT, USA.
  6. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793
  7. [S495] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Point Coupee Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S787] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S169] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1960. Website. Online http://www.sos.la.gov/HistoricalResources/…