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1940 US Census

 

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Address Route 2, Ogemaw, Ogemaw, Michigan, United States
 
Name James W Gingell 
Respondent Yes
Age 38
Estimated Birth Year abt 1902
Gender Male
Race White
Birthplace Michigan
Marital Status Married
Relation to Head of House Head
Home in 1940 Ogemaw, Ogemaw, Michigan
Street Route 2
Farm Yes
Inferred Residence in 1935 Ogemaw, Ogemaw, Michigan
Residence in 1935 Same House
Resident on farm in 1935 Yes
Sheet Number 4A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation 62
Occupation Laborer
House Owned or Rented Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented 1100
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed High School, 1st year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census 77
Class of Worker Working on own account
Weeks Worked in 1939 52
Income 0
Income Other Sources Yes
 
Name Belva Gingell 
Age 38
Estimated Birth Year abt 1902
Gender Female
Race White
Birthplace Michigan
Marital Status Married
Relation to Head of House Wife
Home in 1940 Ogemaw, Ogemaw, Michigan
Street Route 2
Inferred Residence in 1935 Ogemaw, Ogemaw, Michigan
Residence in 1935 Same House
Resident on farm in 1935 Yes
Sheet Number 4A
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed Elementary school, 8th grade
Weeks Worked in 1939 0
Income 0
Income Other Sources No
 
Name Helen Jene Gingell 
Age 7
Estimated Birth Year abt 1933
Gender Female
Race White
Birthplace Michigan
Marital Status Single
Relation to Head of House Daughter
Home in 1940 Ogemaw, Ogemaw, Michigan
Street Route 2
Inferred Residence in 1935 Ogemaw, Ogemaw, Michigan
Residence in 1935 Same House
Resident on farm in 1935 Yes
Sheet Number 4A
Attended School or College Yes
Highest Grade Completed Elementary school, 2nd grade
 
Reference ID 1940-usa-00051

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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