Eldred Roger Rivet1

#4173, b. 5 Jun 1921, d. 16 Oct 1998
Last Edited:24 Jul 2017
FatherAnthony Roger Rivet Jr.1 b. 1 Nov 1897, d. 12 Sep 1943
MotherAlbina Beihler1 b. 10 Sep 1897, d. 10 Jun 1974
Relationship6th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Eldred Roger Rivet and Lillia Mae Blanchard

Outline of Life Events:

BirthEldred Roger Rivet was born on 5 Jun 1921 at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.2,3,1
Census1930, sonEldred Rivet (given age 8) was enumerated as a son of Roger Rivet Jr. (given age 32) on the 1930 Census. They lived at Turnerville, Iberville Parish, LA.4
Census1940, sonEldred C Rivet (given age 19) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as a son of Roger A. Rivet (given age 42), living at 812 Plaquemine Street at Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA. Eldred had a 7th grade education. He was employed as a salesman for a retail grocery store, and had worked 76 hours during the week of March 24-30, 1940. In 1939, he was employed for 52 weeks and earned $288.5
MilitaryEldred C. Rivet served in the military between 1942 and 1945 during World War II as a Private in the U.S. Army. He enlisted at Lafayette, Louisiana, for the duration of the war plus 6 months.6,3,1
MarriageHe married Lillia Mae Blanchard, daughter of Ellis Blanchard and Lillie Seymour.1
ResidenceAt the time of his brother Errol's death in 1986, Eldred Roger Rivet lived in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.7
ResidencePrior to his death in 1998, Eldred Roger Rivet and his wife, Lillia, lived in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.1
DeathEldred Roger Rivet died at age 77 on 16 Oct 1998 in Baton Rouge, LA.1,2
BurialHe was buried at Grace Memorial Park Cemetery in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, LA.1,3


  1. [S133] The Baton Rouge Advocate. Obituary. Online http://theadvocate.com
  2. [S163] Social Security Death Index, viewed on Ancestry.com.
  3. [S284] Ancestry.com. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca. 1775-2006.
  4. [S278] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S821] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S302] Ancestry.com, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946.
  7. [S1585] The Baton Rouge Advocate. Baton Rouge, LA. obituary.
  8. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1609793