Rivers Breaux

#8902, b. 11 Nov 1912, d. 29 Apr 2010
Last Edited:4 Aug 2015
FatherEmile Breaux1
MotherAngeline Simoneaux1
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Child of Rivers Breaux and Marie Rivette

Outline of Life Events:

OccupationHe was a sugarcane farmer.2
BirthRivers Breaux was born on 11 Nov 1912 at Franklin, St. Mary Parish, LA.2,3
Marriage LicenseHe and Marie Rivette obtained a marriage license on 28 Jan 1937 at Franklin, St. Mary Parish, LA.1
MarriageRivers Breaux married first Marie Rivette, daughter of Joseph Rivette and Valerie Landry, on 7 Feb 1937 at Franklin, St. Mary Parish, LA. The marriage was solemnized by Josephat A. Demers. Witnesses were Eunice Breaux, sister of Rivers, and Marie's brothers Phillip Rivette and Dennis Rivette.1
Census1940Rivers Breaux (given age 27) was enumerated on the 1940 census as the head of a household, living at St. Mary Parish, LA. Also living with him was his wife, Marie Breaux (given age 22). Their home was rented for $5 per month. Rivers had completed a sixth grade education, and Marie had one year of high school. During the week before the census was taken, Rivers worked 42 hours as a laborer for a sugar refinery. In 1939 he was paid $390 for 26 weeks of employment.3
Death, WidowHe was left a widower at age 67, when his wife, Marie, died on 5 Oct 1980 at Franklin Foundation Hospital at Franklin, St. Mary Parish, LA.1
DeathRivers Breaux died at age 97 on 29 Apr 2010 at Franklin Foundation Hospital in Franklin, St. Mary Parish, LA.2
BurialHe was buried at Franklin Cemetery in Franklin, St. Mary Parish, LA.2


  1. [S1123] Paul J Breaux. E-mail message, Feb 2015.
  2. [S1132] Ibert's Mortuary. Franklin, St. Mary Parish, LA. Obituary.
  3. [S1058] 1940 U.S. Census. LA. St. Mary Parish. population schedule.