Charles Albert Rivet1

#4059, b. 23 Mar 1893, d. 11 Jun 1960
Last Edited:24 Jul 2017
FatherAlbert Rivet2 b. 27 Oct 1867, d. between 1898 and 1900
MotherMary Edna Dupuy2 b. Feb 1873
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthCharles Albert Rivet was born on 23 Mar 1893 at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.3,4
BaptismHe was baptized on 16 Apr 1893 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Sponsors were Junior Rivet and Maud Saurage.3
Census1900, grandsonHe was enumerated as a grandson of Achille Dupuy (given age 60) on the 1900 Census at Iberville Parish, LA.5
Census1910, grandsonCharles Rivet (given age 16) was enumerated as a grandson of Achille Dupuy Sr. (given age 70) on the 1910 Census, living at Iberville Parish, LA.6
DraftRegCharles Albert 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 Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA. He was single with no dependents.4
MilitaryCharles Albert Rivet served in the military with the U.S. Army as a Private during World War I. He was found on a list of passengers aboard the R.M.S. Carmania departing New York on the morning of 12 June 1918, with 3500 people on board. Charles was mentioned among members of Company 9, Camp Beauregard, June Auto Replacement Draft infantry. The ship arrived at Liverpool, England on 24 June 1918, and the men of Company 9 were sent on to Southampton, England.7

MarriageHe married Hilda Breazeale about 1922.8
Census1930Charles A Rivet (given age 37) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Hilda B. Rivet (given age 33). Carrie Ward (given age 34), boarded with them, and was a linotype operator for a newspaper. Charles worked as a printer for a newspaper. His home was valued at $3800, and they had a radio set.8
Census1940Charles A Rivet (given age 47) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at 907 Second Street at Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA. Also living with him was his wife, Hida B Rivet (given age 45). A lodger, Carrie Ward (given age 40), also lived with them. They owned their home, which was valued at $2,000. Charles had completed three years of high school education, and Hida had 2 years of college. During the week before the census was taken, he worked 48 hours as a foreman for a newspaper printing shop. In 1939 he earned $1,600.9
DraftRegCharles Albert Rivet registered for the fourth draft for World War II on 26 Apr 1942. This registration was also known as the "old man's draft". At that time, his residence was at 907 Second Street in Natchitoches, Natchitoches Parish, LA. He gave Mrs. C. A. Rivet as someone who would always know his address. He was described as about 5 feet 5 inches tall, 135 pounds, with blue eyes, brown and gray hair, and ruddy complexion. He was employed by the Natchitoches Enterprise.10
DeathHe died at age 67 on 11 Jun 1960 in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, LA.2

Citations:

  1. [S207] Rivet-Livingston website on RootsWeb. Ken Rivet. Website. Online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi
  2. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793
  3. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  4. [S273] Ancestry.com. "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  5. [S252] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S303] 1910 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S1734] Ancestry.com. U.S. Army Transport Service, Passenger Lists, 1910-1939. online database (images).
  8. [S712] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Natchitoches Parish. population schedule.
  9. [S1052] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Natchitoches Parish. population schedule.
  10. [S547] FamilySearch.org. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942. Online http://www.familysearch.org