Adele Marie Rivet

13 February 1919–26 January 2011 (Age 91)
Louisiana, United States

The Life of Adele Marie

When Adele Marie Rivet was born on 13 February 1919, in Louisiana, United States, her father, Charles Joseph Rivet, was 28 and her mother, Elma Marie Landry, was 28. She died on 26 January 2011, in Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Saint Louis Cemetery Number 3, New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Joseph Rivet
Elma Marie Landry
Mary Ann Rivett
Gasper Rivet
Johnny Rivet
Adele Marie Rivet
Charles L Rivet
Mary Anna Rivet
Rev Helton L Rivet

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    Mary Ann Rivett



    Charles L Rivet


    Mary Anna Rivet


    Rev Helton L Rivet


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1941 · The Tuskegee Airmen

Age 22

The first African-American military aviators in the U.S. Army Air Corps were known as the Tuskegee Airmen, after the Tuskegee Army Air Field where they trained. The group flew over 15,000 individual sorties during World War II which earned them over 150 Distinguished Flying Crosses.  
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 French: from a diminutive of Old French rive ‘(river) bank’, ‘shore’ ( see Rives ).2 Northern French and English: metonymic occupational name for a maker of bolts ( see Rivett ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Adele M Rivat in household of Charles J Rivat, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Adele M Rivet in household of Charles J Rivet, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Adele Marie Rivet in entry for Rev Rivet, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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