Oscar L. Smith1

#3946, b. about 1899
Last Edited:22 Jun 2015
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Oscar L. Smith and Iola Rivet

Outline of Life Events:

BirthOscar L. Smith was born about 1899 at TX.1
MarriageHe married Iola Rivet, daughter of Prisca Rivet and Mary Laura Nereaux, on 27 Jul 1918 at Jefferson County, TX.2
Census1920, son-in-lawOscar L. Smith (given age 21) was enumerated as a son-in-law of Prisca Rivet (given age 46) on the 1920 Census, living at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX. His wife, Iola, was with him. He worked as a Stillman for an oil refinery.1
Census1940Oscar Smith (given age 42) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at 3925 Parks Street at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX. Also living with him was his wife, Iola Smith (given age 39), his son(s) James A, his daughter(s) Ruby Lee. They owned their home, which was valued at $3,000. Oscar had a ninth-grade education. During the week before the census was taken, he worked 40 hours in a petroleum oil refinery, and had earned $2,200 in 1939. Iola had completed three years of high school, and was a homemaker.3


  1. [S423] 1920 U.S. Census. TX. Jefferson County. population schedule.
  2. [S626] Jefferson County, Texas, Clerk's Office online index. Marriage records.
  3. [S805] 1940 U.S. Census. TX. Jefferson County. population schedule.