Mary Celeste Guidry1

#5519, b. 11 Oct 1900, d. 16 Dec 1972
Last Edited:22 Jul 2017
FatherDensius Guidry1,2 d. before 1920
MotherAmelia Tyler1,2
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Mary Celeste Guidry and Rivers Rivette

Outline of Life Events:

BirthMary Celeste Guidry was born on 11 Oct 1900 at St. Mary Parish, LA.1,2,3
Marriage LicenseShe and Rivers Rivette obtained a marriage license on 31 May 1920 at St. Mary Parish, LA.2
MarriageMarie Guidry married first Rivers Rivette, son of Elphege Rivet and Marie Broussard, on 1 Jun 1920 at Franklin, St. Mary Parish, LA. Witnesses were Philip Rivette, Elma Rivette and Laudis Rivette.2,4
Census1930, mother-in-lawMarie Rivet (given age 29) was enumerated as the mother-in-law of Otis Rouly (given age 25) on the 1930 Census. They lived at 921 Walton Street at New Iberia, Iberia Parish, LA.5
DivorceMary Celeste Guidry and Rivers Rivette were divorced.6,4
Census1940Marie Rivette (given age 39) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at 113 Pershing Street at New Iberia, Iberia Parish, LA. Also living with her was, her son(s) Ralph. They rented their home for $15 per month. Marie had a seventh grade education, and worked in the home. The census indicated she was single. They had lived in Hockley, TX in 1935.6
MarriageMary Celeste Guidry married second Henry Behrens.7,3
DeathMary Celeste Behrens died at age 72 on 16 Dec 1972.3
BurialShe was buried at Memorial Park Cemetery in New Iberia, Iberia Parish, LA.3


  1. [S699] Rev. Donald J Hebert. Southwest Louisiana Records, 1901-1902. Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Publishing, 1989.
  2. [S464] Original Marriage Record.
  3. [S552] Blair Rivette. E-mail message, Feb-Jul 2011.
  4. [S1172] Death certificate for Revis Rivette. Online Jefferson.
  5. [S459] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Iberia Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S813] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Iberia Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S570] The Daily Iberian. Obituary. Online
  8. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online
  9. [S1244] U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007. Online database.
  10. [S1174] Death certificate for Robert Dewey Rivette. Online Harris.
  11. [S181] Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997. Online