Mary Ida Comeaux1,2

#6688, b. about 1882, d. 17 Nov 1949
Last Edited:14 Jul 2017
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Mary Ida Comeaux and Larkin Benjamin Rivet

Outline of Life Events:

BirthMary Ida Comeaux was born about 1882 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.3,4
MarriageShe married Larkin Benjamin Rivet, son of Pierre Barnaby Rivet and Winifred Cordelia Moore, on 12 Aug 1918 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.1,4
DraftRegMary Ida Rivet was living with her husband at 1367 Magazine Street in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, on 12 Sep 1918, at the time of his World War I draft registration.5
Census1920Ida Reevet (given age 38) was enumerated as the wife of Benjamin Reevet (given age 43) on the 1920 Census, living at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.6
Census1930Ida Rivet (given age 43) was enumerated as the wife of Larking Rivet (given age 54) on the 1930 Census. They lived at Railroad Avenue at Waveland, Hancock County, MS.3
ResidenceAbout 1931, Mary Ida Rivet and her husband, Larkin, moved to New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, with children Mary Rita and Walter Benjamin. (Note, it's uncertain whether the family moved there before or after Larkin's death.)7
Death, WidowShe was left a widow when her husband, Larkin Benjamin, died on 21 Feb 1931 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.8
Census1940Ida Rivet (given age 54) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as a sister-in-law of Charles Foret (given age 62) at Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA. Also living there were Blanche Foret (given age 58), wife of Charles; Rita Rivet (given age 18), niece of Charles; and Walter Rivet (given age 17), nephew. Ida was widowed. She had a sixth grade education.9
DraftRegIda Rivet was living at 2013 Spain Street in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, at the time of her son's draft registration on 31 Aug 1948.10
DeathShe died on 17 Nov 1949 in Metairie, Jefferson Parish, LA.4,8


  1. [S326] New Orleans, Louisiana Marriage Records Index, 1831-1964 (Database online). 2002.
  2. [S447] Louisiana Deaths 1850-1875, 1894-1954. Online
  3. [S729] 1930 U.S. Census. MS. Hancock County. population schedule.
  4. [S752] FamilySearch. Louisiana, Deaths Index, 1850-1875, 1894-1960. Online
  5. [S273] "World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918."
  6. [S276] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S1610] The Times-Picayune. New Orleans, LA. obituary.
  8. [S169] Louisiana Statewide Death Index, 1900-1960. Website. Online…
  9. [S1050] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Jefferson Parish. population schedule.
  10. [S991] World War II Second Registration Draft Cards, compiled 1948-1959. Online image.
  11. [S312] The New Orleans Times Picayune. New Orleans, LA.