Beverly J Rivette1

#5148, b. 17 Apr 1923, d. 3 Dec 1948
Last Edited:26 Sep 2017
FatherElie Rivet2 b. 26 Jan 1900, d. 13 Oct 1969
MotherEsma Marie Deroche2 b. about 1901, d. 17 Feb 1962
Relationship6th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
Occupation1939: Deliveryman for Star Drug Store Inc.3

1941: Clerk.3

1943: Employed as a special delivery carrier at the post office before induction into the Army.4

1943-1945: military service

1947: driver for O & H Supply Co.3

1948: cab driver.2
BirthBeverly J Rivette was born on 17 Apr 1923 at Glencoe, St. Mary Parish, LA.5,2
ResidenceAccording to a city directory in 1939, Beverly Rivette lived at 1408 Avenue I in Galveston, Galveston County, TX. He was a deliveryman for Star Drug Store.3
Census1940, step-sonBeverly Rivette (given age 16) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as a step-son of George Kirschner (given age 53), living at 1408 Sealy at Galveston, Galveston County, TX. His mother and sister were there with him. He was single, and had completed his education through the sixth grade. Beverly was unemployed and seeking work. He had previous experience as a clerk for a retail drug store, and had earned $400 for 40 weeks of employment in 1939.5
ResidenceAccording to a city directory in 1941, Beverly Rivette lived at 1408 Avenue I in Galveston, Galveston County, TX. This was the home of his step-father and mother. Beverly's occupation was clerk.3
MarriageHe married Monnie (--?--).6,2
ResidenceAccording to city directories between 1943 and 1946, Beverly Rivette was not found in Galveston, Galveston County, TX.3
MilitaryBeverly J Rivette enlisted as a Private in the U.S. Army on 7 Jan 1943 at TX. He went on active duty 15 Jan 1943, and trained at Camp Wallace before going to the Pacific area. He served with Battery A 296th, an anti-aircraft searchlight battery. On 11 Nov 1945, he received an honorable discharge. He was a recipient of the Good Conduct medal.4,1,7
ResidenceAccording to a city directory in 1947, Beverly Rivette lived at 1428 23rd Street in Galveston, Galveston County, TX. This was the home of John W. Frazier. Beverly was a driver for the O&H Supply Company.3
DivorceHe and Monnie Rivette were divorced about 1947.2,6
ResidencePrior to his death in 1948, Beverly Rivette lived at 1408 Avenue I in Galveston, Galveston County, TX.2,8
DeathHe died at age 25 of injuries sustained in an automobile accident, on 3 Dec 1948 at St. Mary's Infirmary in Galveston, Galveston County, TX.2,8
BurialHe was buried at Old Catholic Cemetery in Galveston, Galveston County, TX.2,7

Citations:

  1. [S971] Ancestry.com. U.S. Headstone Applications for Military Veterans, 1925-1963. U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC, USA.
  2. [S1140] Death certificate for Beverly Rivette. Online Galveston.
  3. [S793] Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.
  4. [S1834] The Galveston Daily News. Galveston, TX, USA. news article.
  5. [S1061] 1940 U.S. Census. TX. Galveston County. population schedule.
  6. [S1833] The Galveston Daily News. Galveston, TX, USA. news article.
  7. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com
  8. [S1832] The Galveston News. Galveston, TX, USA. obituary.