Joseph Israel Rivet

#3237, b. 25 Jan 1891, d. 12 Aug 1946
Last Edited:24 Jul 2017
FatherAdam Senat Rivet1 b. 8 Sep 1858, d. 22 Oct 1938
MotherJeanette Julienne Daigle1 b. 3 Jan 1857, d. 1 Sep 1923
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Joseph Israel Rivet and Emma Sanchez

Outline of Life Events:

BirthJoseph Israel Rivet was born on 25 Jan 1891 or 1892 at Assumption Parish, LA.2,3,4
BaptismHe was baptized on 8 Feb 1891 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Paincourtville, Assumption Parish, LA. Sponsors were Duvilliers Blanchard and Angeline Rivet.2
Census1900, sonHe was enumerated as the son of Senae Rivett (given age 41) on the 1900 Census at Assumption Parish, LA.5
Census1910, sonEzra Rivet (given age 19) was enumerated as the son of Senat Rivet (given age 51) on the 1910 Census at Bruly St. Martin Road at Assumption Parish, LA. He worked as a farm laborer, and could read, write and speak English.6
MarriageJoseph Israel Rivet married Emma Sanchez about 1913.7,1
DraftRegIsrael 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 Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, LA. He was married, with a wife and two children, and was self employed as a cattle dealer in Port Barre, La.3
Census1930Israel Rivet (given age 39) 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 Emma Rivet (given age 32), his son(s) Armade, his daughter(s) Almoude. Israel worked as a farmer, and they rented their home on the Livonia East Highway.7
DraftRegIsrale 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 Livonia, Pointe Coupee Parish, LA. He gave the name of G. M. Johnson of Livonia as someone who would always know his address. Israle was described as about 5 feet 5 inches tall, 170 pounds, with blue eyes, gray hair, and ruddy complexion. He was employed by Martin Veneer Co., Sherburne, Pointe Coupee Parish, La.4
DeathHe died at age 55 on 12 Aug 1946 in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA.1


  1. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online
  2. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  3. [S273] "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  4. [S547] World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942. Online
  5. [S257] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Assumption Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S299] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Assumption Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S649] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Pointe Coupee Parish. population schedule., Provo, UT, USA.