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Paul Rivet is one of twins.
Paul Rivet, son of Elias Rivet and Magdeleine Lambert, was born on 29 June 1827 in Assumption Parish, Louisiana, USA. He was baptized on 22 February 1829 at Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Plattenville. His godparents were Ursin Landry and Carmelite Francoise -?-. Paul's twin sister Pauline was baptised at the same time.
During the 1830 Census, he was probably counted as a child under the age of five, in his father's household.
The family has not yet been found in the 1840 census.
In 1850, at the age of about 20 years, he lived in the household of his brother Marcelin's widow, in Assumption Parish.
Paul married Velleda LeBlanc, daughter of Paul Pharon LeBlanc and Coralie Landry, on 14 February 1854 at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church in Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, LA. Witnesses were Elmire Foutle', Firmin Blanchard, Elie Rivet, and Emile Gourdault.
He was widowed a few months later, in October of 1854.
He married second, on 23 February 1857, to Marceline Eulalie Moralez, daughter of Andre Moralez and Jeanette Cavaliero. The marriage was recorded at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Paincourtville, Assumption Parish. Witnesses were Edouard Breaux, Manuel Domingues, Elouiza Esteve, Ufemi Domingue, and Seraphine Esteve.
They had 15 known children:
↑ DOBR; vol. 8 (ASC-11, 182), burial, Veleda LeBlanc, age 21 yrs, wife of Paul Rivet.
↑ DOBR; vol. 8 (SEZ-7, 121a), marriage, Paul Rivet and Madaleine Lambert.
↑ "United States Census, 1860", Ascension Parish, LA, population schedule, database with images, FamilySearch (familysearch.org : 14 December 2017); NARA film publication M653 #407, FHL microfilm 803,407; household of Paul Revete, Donaldsonville, New River post office, p. 72, dw.#530, fam.#530
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Paul Revete Male 32 La
Marceline Revete Female 24 La
Washington Revete Male 1 La
Jorcin Revete Male 6/12 La
↑ Debra Jones, e-mail message to acadian-cajun rootsweb list; gives his death date and place.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Paul by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Paul: