Homer Jules Andrew Rivet1

#3230, b. 26 Sep 1899, d. Nov 1983
Last Edited:8 May 2017
FatherPrisca Rivet b. 18 Jan 1872, d. 14 Nov 1944
MotherMary Laura Nereaux b. 20 Apr 1875, d. 1 Jul 1969
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Homer Jules Andrew Rivet and Hattie Glee Kessler

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthHomer Jules Andrew Rivet was born on 26 Sep 1899 at White Castle, Iberville Parish, LA.2,3,1
Census1900, sonHe was enumerated as the son of Prisca Rivet (given age 27) on the 1900 Census at White Castle, Iberville Parish, LA.2
Census1910, sonHomer Rivet (given age 10) was enumerated as the son of Prisca Rivet (given age 37) on the 1910 Census, living at Iberville Parish, LA.4
MilitaryHomer Jules Andrew Rivet enlisted as a private with the U.S. Army during World War I, on 8 Aug 1918 at Fort Sam Houston at San Antonio, Bexar County, TX. He gave his residence as Beaumont, TX. He was assigned to Company D, 19th Infantry until his discharge on 31 March 1919. Homer apparently never was sent to serve overseas during the war. He was approved to receive the Victory Medal in 1920.1
Census1920, sonHomer Rivet (given age 19) was enumerated as a son of Prisca Rivet (given age 46) on the 1920 Census, living at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX. He worked as a manager for a retail notions store.5
MarriageHomer Jules Andrew Rivet married Hattie Glee Kessler, daughter of George Edwin Kessler and Lela Nix, on 12 Mar 1925.6
Census1930Homer J. Rivet (given age 30) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at 1880 Harrison at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX. Also living in the house was his wife Glee Rivet (given age 24), his son(s) Gene, his daughter(s) Bettye Jo. They owned their home, which was valued at $2,500. They also owned a radio set. Homer worked as a window trimmer for a dry goods store.7
Census1940Homer J Rivet (given age 40) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at 2693 Magnolia at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX. Also living with him was his wife, Glee K Rivet (given age 34), his son(s) Homer G, his daughter(s) Bettye Jo. They rented their home for $30 per month. Homer had completed two years of high school education. During the week before the census was taken, he worked 50 hours as a window trimmer for a ready-to-wear department store, and earned $2,340 in 1939. Glee had three years of high school education and worked in the home.8
DeathHomer Jules Andrew Rivet died at age 84 in Nov 1983 in Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX.9,3

Citations:

  1. [S1714] Texas World War I Records, 1917-1920. FamilySearch.org. Database with images. https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2202707
  2. [S252] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  4. [S303] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S423] 1920 U.S. Census. TX. Jefferson County. population schedule.
  6. [S112] Gene Pool Individual Records online database. Website. Online http://www.ancestry.com
  7. [S424] 1930 U.S. Census. TX. Jefferson County. population schedule.
  8. [S805] 1940 U.S. Census. TX. Jefferson County. population schedule.
  9. [S108] Sharon Mosley. E-mail message, Aug 1999.
  10. [S181] Ancestry.com. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997. Online http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8781