Leonce Carrier1

#8109, b. about 1897
Last Edited:11 Jul 2016
MotherSimieniese Hargroder1 b. about 1855
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Child of Leonce Carrier and Edith Mary Rivette

Outline of Life Events:

OccupationHe was a professional gambler.2
BirthLeonce Carrier was born about 1897 at LA.1
MarriageHe married Edith Mary Rivette, daughter of Francois Rivette and Marie Dora Guilbeau, on 13 Mar 1917 at Jefferson County, TX.3
Census1920Leonce Carrier (given age 23) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1920 census, living at South Walnut Street at Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Edith Carrier (given age 23), daughter(s) Joycelyn Carrier (given age 3), nephew Orford Hargroder (given age 9), mother Simieniese Hargroder (given age 65). Their home was owned with a mortgage.1
ResidenceIn 1921, Leonce Carrier and his wife, Edith, lived at 837 6th Street in Port Arthur, Jefferson County, TX.4
DivorceLeonce Carrier and Edith Mary Carrier were divorced on 31 Oct 1921 at Beaumont, Jefferson County, TX.5
ResidenceIn 1927, Leonce Carrier lived at 148 17th Street in Port Arthur, Jefferson County, TX. He was employed by The Texas Company.4
ResidenceIn 1929, Leonce Carrier lived at 215 East 8th Street in Port Arthur, Jefferson County, TX. He was employed by The Texas Company in the Terminal Division.4


  1. [S415] 1920 U.S. Census. LA. St. Landry Parish. population schedule.
  2. [S956] John L Blackburn. E-mail message, 16 Jul 2013.
  3. [S626] Jefferson County, Texas, Clerk's Office online index. Marriage records.
  4. [S793] Ancestry.com. U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995.
  5. [S963] The Port Arthur Daily News. Port Arthur, Jefferson, TX, USA. News article.