Joseph Ovide Robin

#4652, b. 14 Apr 1878
Last Edited:15 Jan 2011
FatherMichel Robin b. 13 Jan 1848
MotherMarie Mathilde Mallet b. 12 Oct 1854, d. 2 Jun 1922
Relationship5th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

BirthJoseph Ovide Robin was born on 14 Apr 1878 at Arnaudville, St. Landry Parish, LA.1,2
Census1880, sonOvide Robin (given age 2) was enumerated as a son of Michell Robin (given age 31) on the 1880 Census, living in St. Landry Parish, LA.3
MarriageJoseph Ovide Robin married Ovina Speyrer on 19 Jan 1899 at Port Barre, St. Landry Parish, LA.1
DraftRegOvide Robin was required to register for the third draft of World War I, held on 12 Sep 1918. At that time, he was living in Leonville, St. Landry Parish, LA, with his wife, Aloavia. He worked as a farmer, postmaster, and merchant. He was described as being of medium height and build with brown eyes and black hair.2


  1. [S135] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1750-1900, CD-ROM. Rayne, La.: Hebert Publications.
  2. [S273] "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  3. [S225] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.