Russell Harry Guidry1

#3206, b. 8 Nov 1899, d. 7 Feb 1972
Last Edited:28 Jun 2014
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Russell Harry Guidry and Odile Marie Rivet

Outline of Life Events:

BirthRussell Harry Guidry was born on 8 Nov 1899 at White Castle, Iberville Parish, LA.1,2,3
DraftRegHe was required to register for the third draft of World War I, held on 12 Sep 1918. At that time, he was living in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. He gave the name of Lyda Guidry as his nearest relative, and he worked in a mill for the Louisiana Cooperage Company. Russell was described as short and slender with brown eyes and black hair.1
MarriageHe married Odile Marie Rivet, daughter of Paul Prosper (Pierre) Rivet Sr. and Gertrude Theresa Blanchard, about 1925, probably at LA.4,5
Census1930, son-in-lawRussell Guidry (given age 30) was enumerated as a son-in-law of Prosper Rivet (given age 60) on the 1930 Census. They lived at Iberville Parish, LA. He lived there with his wife, Odele Guidry (given age 27), and children an unknown person . Russell worked as a laborer at a saw mill.4
DeathRussell Harry Guidry died at age 72 on 7 Feb 1972 in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.2,3
BurialHe was buried at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA.2


  1. [S273] "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  2. [S52] Jerome Rivet. E-mail message, 1996.
  3. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on
  4. [S278] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S1038] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records, Baptisms 1901-1905. (Baton Rouge, LA: BRDA, 2013).