Gertrude Yancey1

#6663, b. 3 May 1898, d. 5 Jan 1977
Last Edited:7 Aug 2016
FatherJesse Burton Yancey2 b. 26 Mar 1874, d. 7 Mar 1949
MotherAlice Belaire2 b. 12 Oct 1878, d. 24 Jul 1951
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Child of Gertrude Yancey and Henry Stanley Coffey

  • Howard Stanley Coffey2 b. 16 Dec 1919, d. 6 Mar 2001

Outline of Life Events:

BirthGertrude Yancey was born on 3 May 1898 at TX.3,1
MarriageShe married first Henry Stanley Coffey about 1917.3,2
Death, WidowShe was left a widow at age 27, when her husband, Henry Stanley, died on 2 Apr 1926 at Jefferson County, TX.2
Census1930, sister-in-lawGertrude Coffey (given age 30) was enumerated as a sister-in-law of Errol Rivet (given age 27) on the 1930 Census. They lived at 983 Miller Street at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX. She was widowed, and worked as a saleslady at a dry goods store but was currently unemployed.3
MarriageGertrude Coffey married second Charles Owen Rivet, son of Amilcar Rivet and Ella Mary Ruhnau, after 1 Apr 1930.1,3
Census1940Gertrude Rivet (given age 41) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as the wife of Charles Rivet (given age 45), living at 1095 Grand Ave at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX.4
ResidenceAccording to a city directory in 1943, Gertrude Rivet and her husband, Charles, lived at 1095 Grand Ave in Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX. One child also lived with them. He was a machinist.5
DeathGertrude Yancey died at age 78 on 5 Jan 1977 in TX.1
BurialShe was buried at Magnolia Cemetery in Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX.1


  1. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online
  2. [S732] Our Ancestry. Hugh and Marian Zorger. Website. Online
  3. [S424] 1930 U.S. Census. TX. Jefferson County. population schedule.
  4. [S805] 1940 U.S. Census. TX. Jefferson County. population schedule.
  5. [S793] U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.