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1940 US Census

 

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Address 0, Dickinson Avenue, Berwyn-Daniels Park-College Park, Prince George's, Maryland, United States
 
Name Loring Gingell 
Respondent Yes
Age 28
Estimated Birth Year abt 1912
Gender Male
Race White
Birthplace Maryland
Marital Status Married
Relation to Head of House Head
Home in 1940 Berwyn-Daniels Park-College Park, Prince George's, Maryland
Street Dickinson Avenue
House Number 0
Farm No
Inferred Residence in 1935 Beltsville, Prince George, Maryland
Residence in 1935 Beltsville, Prince George, Maryland
Resident on farm in 1935 No
Sheet Number 6B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation 142
Occupation Clerk-FBI
House Owned or Rented Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented 45
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed College, 4th year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census 43
Class of Worker Wage or salary worker in Government work
Weeks Worked in 1939 52
Income 1680
Income Other Sources Yes
 
Name Elizabeth Gingell 
Age 27
Estimated Birth Year abt 1913
Gender Female
Race White
Birthplace New York
Marital Status Married
Relation to Head of House Wife
Home in 1940 Berwyn-Daniels Park-College Park, Prince George's, Maryland
Street Dickinson Avenue
House Number 0
Inferred Residence in 1935 Perry Point, Cecil, Maryland
Residence in 1935 Perry Point, Cecil, Maryland
Resident on farm in 1935 No
Sheet Number 6B
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed College, 4th year
Weeks Worked in 1939 0
Income 0
Income Other Sources No
 
Name Robert Gingell 
Age 1
Estimated Birth Year abt 1939
Gender Male
Race White
Birthplace Virginia
Marital Status Single
Relation to Head of House Son
Home in 1940 Berwyn-Daniels Park-College Park, Prince George's, Maryland
Street Dickinson Avenue
House Number 0
Sheet Number 6B
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed None
 
Reference ID 1940-usa-00035

The National Archives released the 1940 US Census to the public on 2nd April 2012, after a mandatory 72-year waiting period.

The 1940 US Census was taken in April 1940 (official date was 1st April, though entries were recorded throughout early April). The Federal government requires a census to be taken once every ten years for the apportionment of members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The first census was taken in 1790. Over the years, the format of census schedules changed and more questions were asked.

Besides name, age, relationship, and occupation, the 1940 US Census included questions about internal migration; employment status; participation in the New Deal Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Works Progress Administration (WPA), and National Youth Administration (NYA) programs; and years of education.

Note: Images from the 1940 US Census are courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration. You can search the entire 1940 US Census online at: ancestry.com/1940-census.

 

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