Mary Cornelia Comeaux1

#4133, b. 9 Jul 1896, d. 19 Dec 1954
Last Edited:14 Jul 2017
FatherCharles Comeaux2
MotherAddie Morrison2
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Mary Cornelia Comeaux and Ensign Francis Rivet

Research Notes:

     Are you a descendant of Mary Cornelia Comeaux? If so, you may be able to help the U.S. military identify an MIA from World War II for this family. Please see the Research Note for Ray Anthony Rivet for more information!3

Outline of Life Events:

BirthMary Cornelia Comeaux was born on 9 Jul 1896 at Baton Rouge, LA.4,2
BaptismShe was baptized on 2 Aug 1896. Her godparents were Bernard Morrison and Clara Altazin.4
Marriage LicenseShe and Ensign F. Rivet obtained a marriage license on 27 Apr 1922 at Iberville Parish, LA.4
MarriageCornelia Comeaux married Ensign Francis Rivet, son of Joseph Augustin Rivet and Coralie Dupont, on 1 May 1922 at Iberville Parish, LA. Witnesses present were Vic Comeaux Jr., Rodolph P. Comeaux, and Vivian J. Breaux.4,2
Census1930Conelia Rivet (given age 33) was enumerated as the wife of Ensign Rivet (given age 27) on the 1930 Census. They lived at West Baton Rouge Parish, LA.5
Census1940Cornelia Rivet (given age 43) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as the wife of Ensign Rivet (given age 38), living at Addis, West Baton Rouge Parish, LA.6
DeathMary Cornelia Comeaux died at age 58 on 19 Dec 1954 in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.2
BurialShe was buried at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Cemetery in Brusly, West Baton Rouge Parish, LA. Her grave is located in Sec. B-5, Row 4, #523.4,7


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  2. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online
  3. [S926] Chief Rick Stone and Family Charitable Foundation. MIA/Casualty research report regarding PFC Ray Anthony Rivet. 24 Apr 2013. Copy privately held by Joyce Rivette.
  4. [S928] Comeaux Family Tree on Ancestry. Stephen Comeaux. Website. Online
  5. [S294] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. West Baton Rouge Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S925] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. West Baton Rouge Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S130] . St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery. Brusley, W.Baton Rouge Ph., LA: West Baton Rouge Genealogical Society, 1990.
  8. [S204] Pino Family Website on RootsWeb. Ronnie Pino. Website. Online
  9. [S1244] U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Online database.