Jean Medine1

#9404, b. 12 Jun 1860
Last Edited:2 Nov 2015
FatherAlbert Medina1 b. about 1830, d. 6 Nov 1881
MotherModeste Rivet1 b. 1832
Relationship4th great-grandson of Etienne Rivet
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

BirthJean Medine was born on 12 Jun 1860, probably at Ascension Parish, LA.1
BaptismHe was baptized on 11 Aug 1860 at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church in Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, LA. Sponsors were Arvilien Rivet and Euphemie Acosta.1
Census1880, sonJohn Medine (given age 20) was enumerated as a son of Albert Medine (given age 50) on the 1880 Census, living in Sacramento Brule, Ascension Parish, LA.2
Census1900John Medine (given age 37) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1900 census at Iberville Parish, LA. With him was, son(s) Sesre and Albertine, daughter(s) Amelia , brother Xavier Medine (given age 35), mother Modeste Medine (given age 66). Richard Trahan (given age 13) was a boarder. [Note that several of John's siblings were incorrectly enumerated as his children.] John was single, and owned his farm free and clear of any mortgage. He could speak English, but could not read or write.3


  1. [S18] Diocese of Baton Rouge, Catholic Church Records 1707-1900. BRDA : Baton Rouge, LA, 1978-2007.
  2. [S244] 1880 U.S. Census. LA. Ascension Parish. population schedule.
  3. [S252] 1900 U.S. Census. LA. Iberville Parish. population schedule.