Larkin Benjamin Rivet1

#3331, b. 29 Mar 1876, d. 21 Feb 1931
Last Edited:14 Jul 2017
FatherPierre Barnaby Rivet b. 11 Jun 1849, d. 31 Mar 1908
MotherWinifred Cordelia Moore b. Nov 1855, d. 6 Mar 1931
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Larkin Benjamin Rivet and Mary Ida Comeaux

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthLarkin Benjamin Rivet was born on 29 Mar 1876 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.1,2
Census1880, sonBarnaty Rivet (given age 4) was enumerated as a son of B. Rivet (given age 31) on the 1880 Census, living in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.3
Census1900, sonBenjamin L. Rivet (given age 24) was enumerated as the son of Winifred Rivet (given age 44) on the 1900 Census at Bay St. Louis, Hancock County, MS. He was a steam boat collector.4
Succession, AdministratorLarkin B. Rivet was named as Administrator of the estate of his father, Barnaby Rivet, filed on about 22 Apr 1908 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. After his mother took her 50% community share, he and his four surviving siblings each received 10% of the total estate, which amounted to about $22.32 each, subject to the usufructuary rights of their mother.5
Census1910Larkin Rivest (given age 34) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1910 census, living at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. Also living in the house was, son Ambrose Rivet (given age 18), daughter Mary Rivet (given age 17), mother Winifred Rivet (given age 54). They lived at 5433 Camp Street. Larkin was a clerk.6
MarriageLarkin Benjamin Rivet married Mary Ida Comeaux on 12 Aug 1918 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.7,8
DraftRegLarkin Benjamin Rivet was required to register for the third draft of World War I, held on 12 Sep 1918. At that time, he was living at 1367 Magazine Street in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, with his wife, Mary Ida. He worked as a steamboat discharging clerk for various steamboats on the Mississippi River at New Orleans. He was described as being of medium height and slender build with grey eyes and brown hair.2
Census1920Benjamin Reevet (given age 43) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Ida Reevet (given age 38). They lived with another couple, Charles and Blanche Foret, in a rented house at 1118 Felicity Street. Benjamin worked as a steamboat agent.9
Census1930Larking Rivet (given age 54) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at Railroad Avenue at Waveland, Hancock County, MS. Also living in the house was his wife Ida Rivet (given age 43), his son(s) Walter B, his daughter(s) Mary R. They owned their home, which was valued at $1,200. The next enumerated family were Moores, possibly relatives of Larking's mother.10
ResidenceAbout 1931, Larkin Benjamin Rivet and his wife, Mary, moved to New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, with children Mary Rita and Walter Benjamin. (Note, it's uncertain whether the family moved there before or after Larkin's death.)11
DeathLarkin Benjamin Rivet died at age 54 on 21 Feb 1931 in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.12

Citations:

  1. [S332] New Orleans, LA Birth Records Index, 1790-1899. Database online. http://www.ancestry.com
  2. [S273] Ancestry.com. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  3. [S248] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  4. [S697] 1900 U.S. Census. MS. Hancock County. population schedule.
  5. [S1298] LA. Orleans Parish. Civil District Court, Case Papers, 1880-1929. digital images. Ancestry.com. Louisiana Wills and Probate Records, 1756-1984. http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9067 : 2015.
  6. [S307] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S326] Ancestry.com. New Orleans, Louisiana Marriage Records Index, 1831-1964 (Database online). 2002.
  8. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793
  9. [S276] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  10. [S729] 1930 U.S. Census. MS. Hancock County. population schedule.
  11. [S1610] The Times-Picayune. New Orleans, LA. obituary.
  12. [S169] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1960. Website. Online http://www.sos.la.gov/HistoricalResources/…
  13. [S312] The New Orleans Times Picayune. New Orleans, LA.