Ensign Francis Rivet1,2

#3282, b. 14 Nov 1902, d. 21 Mar 1964
Last Edited:14 Jul 2017
FatherJoseph Augustin Rivet3 b. 16 Mar 1864, d. 19 May 1919
MotherCoralie Dupont3 b. 21 May 1868, d. 25 Dec 1917
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Ensign Francis Rivet and Mary Cornelia Comeaux

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthEnsign Francis Rivet was born on 14 Nov 1902 at Crowley, Acadia Parish, LA.1,2
Census1910, sonEnsigh Rivet (given age 7) was enumerated as the son of August Rivet (given age 45) on the 1910 Census, living at St. Tammany Parish, LA.4
Census1920, brotherEnsign Rivet (given age 18) was enumerated as a brother of Hernando Ebensperger (given age 35) on the 1920 Census, living at Harvey Avenue at Slidell, St. Tammany Parish, LA. He was single, and worked as a laborer in a lumber mill.5
Marriage LicenseEnsign F. Rivet and Cornelia Comeaux obtained a marriage license on 27 Apr 1922 at Iberville Parish, LA.3
MarriageEnsign Francis Rivet married Cornelia Comeaux, daughter of Charles Comeaux and Addie Morrison, on 1 May 1922 at Iberville Parish, LA. Witnesses present were Vic Comeaux Jr., Rodolph P. Comeaux, and Vivian J. Breaux.3,6
Census1930Ensign Rivet (given age 27) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at West Baton Rouge Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Conelia Rivet (given age 33), his son(s) Ray, Roy and Patrick, his daughter(s) Lorraine and Beverlay.7
Census1940Ensign Rivet (given age 38) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at Addis, West Baton Rouge Parish, LA. Also living with him was his wife, Cornelia Rivet (given age 43), his son(s) Ray, Roy and Patrick, his daughter(s) Lorraine, Beverly, Betty Lou and Joann. They owned their home, which was valued at $750. Cornelia had two years of high school education. Ensign had a fifth grade education, and worked as an electric welder for a chemical plant. He was employed for 37 hours during the week of March 24-30, 1940, and had worked 22 weeks for which he earned $725 the previous year of 1939.8
Death, WidowHe was left a widower at age 52, when his wife, Mary Cornelia, died on 19 Dec 1954 at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.6
DeathEnsign Francis Rivet died at age 61 on 21 Mar 1964 in Morganza, LA.9,1
BurialHe was buried at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Cemetery in Brusly, West Baton Rouge Parish, LA.9,1

Citations:

  1. [S130] . St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery. Brusley, W.Baton Rouge Ph., LA: West Baton Rouge Genealogical Society, 1990.
  2. [S204] Pino Family Website on RootsWeb. Ronnie Pino. Website. Online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
  3. [S928] Comeaux Family Tree on Ancestry. Stephen Comeaux. Website. Online http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/19239417/
  4. [S491] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. St. Tammany Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S951] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. St. Tammany Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793
  7. [S294] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. West Baton Rouge Parish. population schedule.
  8. [S925] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. West Baton Rouge Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com
  10. [S1244] U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Online database. Ancestry.com.