Vera Seales Tatum1,2

#3948, b. 18 Feb 1911, d. 30 Oct 2005
Last Edited:4 Nov 2017
FatherWillis Buckner Tatum2 b. 10 Dec 1873, d. 27 Aug 1960
MotherElla Jane Read2 b. 19 Nov 1881
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

BirthVera Seales Tatum was born on 18 Feb 1911 at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX.2,3,4
Census1930, daughterVera Tatum (given age 19) was enumerated as a daughter of Will Tatum (given age 56) on the 1930 Census. They lived at 2315 Neches Street at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX.5
MarriageVera Seales Tatum married Ovide Joseph Rivet, son of Prisca Rivet and Mary Laura Nereaux, on 5 Apr 1930.2
ResidenceIn 1934, Vera Seales Rivet and her husband, Ovide, lived at 2395 Neches Street in Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX.4
Census1940Vera Rivet (given age 29) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as the wife of Orvide Rivet (given age 29), living at 1578 Avenue A at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX.6
Death, WidowShe was left a widow at age 78, when her husband, Ovide Joseph, died on 19 Nov 1989 at Fannett, Jefferson County, TX.3
Probate, ExecutorVera Rivet was named as Executrix for the estate of her brother-in-law, Gilbert Louis Rivet, filed on 1 Feb 1990 at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX.7
DeathVera Rivet died at age 94 on 30 Oct 2005, probably in Port Arthur, Jefferson County, TX.2,3
BurialShe was buried at Forest Lawn Memorial Park cemetery in Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX.2


  1. [S181] Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997. Online
  2. [S258] The Beaumont Enterprise. Beaumont, TX.
  3. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on
  4. [S1846] "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935." Jefferson County. Birth certificate.
  5. [S424] 1930 U.S. Census. TX. Jefferson County. population schedule.
  6. [S805] 1940 U.S. Census. TX. Jefferson County. population schedule.
  7. [S566] Jefferson County, Texas, Clerk's Office online index. Probate records.