Mathilda Theresa Coleman1

#6961, b. 25 Jun 1897, d. about 26 Dec 1978
Last Edited:14 Nov 2015
FatherMichael Coleman1,2
MotherAlice Heatherton1,2
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Children of Mathilda Theresa Coleman and Martin Wilmont Rivet

Outline of Life Events:

EventDescription
BirthMatilda Coleman was born on 25 Jun 1897 at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.1,2
BaptismShe was baptized on 18 Jul 1897 at St. Stephen's Church in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. Her sponsor was Matilda T. Eavens.2
MarriageShe married Martin Wilmont Rivet, son of Laurence Clement Rivet and Carrie Gomez, on 15 Dec 1919 at Mater Dolorosa Church at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.3
Census1920Matilda Rivet (given age 22) and her husband, Martin Rivet (given age 24), were enumerated on 8 Jan 1920 as lodgers in the household of Thomas Day (given age 52), at 8015 Maple Street at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, on the 1920 Census. Also lodging in the house were Mabel and Michael Coleman, Matilda's sister and widowed father.4
Census1930Mathilda Rivet (given age 32) was enumerated as the wife of Martin Rivet (given age 34) on the 1930 Census. They lived at 8333 Nelson Street at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.5
Census1940Mathilda Rivet (given age 42) was enumerated on the 1940 Census as the wife of Martin Rivet (given age 43), living at 919 Dublin Street at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.6
DraftRegMathilda Theresa Rivet was living with her husband at 1029 Burdette Street in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, on 26 Apr 1942, at the time of his World War II draft registration.7
ResidenceAccording to a city directory, in 1945 1945, Mathilda Theresa Coleman and her husband, Martin, lived at 1029 Burdette Street in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. Their son Martin Jr lived with them. Martin worked as a layoutman for Avondale Marine Ways.8
ResidenceAccording to a city directory listing in 1952, Mathilda T. Rivet and her husband, Martin, lived at 1029 Burdette Street in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, with their daughter Carmen. He worked as a foreman for Avondale Marine Ways.8
ResidenceAccording to a city directory listing in 1956, Mathilda T. Rivet and her husband, Martin, lived at 1325 Burdette in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA, with their daughter Carmen. He worked as a foreman for Avondale Marine Way.8
Death, WidowShe was left a widow at age 69, when her husband, Martin, died of heart failure, on 25 Jul 1966 at Southern Baptist Hospital in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.9
DeathMathilda Theresa Rivet died about 26 Dec 1978, probably in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA.10
BurialShe was buried on 26 Dec 1978 at Greenwood Cemetery in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, LA. The grave location is Plot 18 Violet Osier Mercury.10

Citations:

  1. [S754] Louisiana Birth Records. Louisiana Secretary of State. Website. Online http://www.sos.la.gov/tabid/641/Default.aspx
  2. [S1208] Baptismal Certificate, 18 Jul 1897.
  3. [S1204] LA. Orleans Parish. Marriage certificate. Louisiana Secretary of State, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.
  4. [S276] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  5. [S277] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  6. [S791] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. Orleans Parish. population schedule.
  7. [S547] FamilySearch.org. World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942. Online http://www.familysearch.org
  8. [S793] Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.
  9. [S1203] LA. Orleans Parish. Louisiana Secretary of State, Louisiana State Archives, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.
  10. [S221] Find A Grave. Website. Online http://www.findagrave.com
  11. [S980] FamilySearch.org. Louisiana, Parish Marriages, 1837-1957. Online http://www.familysearch.org