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1940 US Census

 

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Address 10, Westbury Avenue, New York, Richmond, New York, United States
 
Name Charles Gingell 
Respondent Yes
Age 38
Estimated Birth Year abt 1902
Gender Male
Race White
Birthplace England
Marital Status Married
Relation to Head of House Head
Home in 1940 New York, Richmond, New York
Street Westbury Avenue
House Number 10
Farm No
Inferred Residence in 1935 New York, Richmond, New York
Residence in 1935 Same Place
Citizenship Alien
Sheet Number 5B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation 91
Occupation Bank Representative
Industry Comm Bank
House Owned or Rented Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented 90
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed College, 3rd year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census 42
Class of Worker Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939 52
Income 5000
Income Other Sources No
 
Name Marjorie Gingell 
Age 35
Estimated Birth Year abt 1905
Gender Female
Race White
Birthplace Canada English
Marital Status Married
Relation to Head of House Wife
Home in 1940 New York, Richmond, New York
Street Westbury Avenue
House Number 10
Inferred Residence in 1935 New York, Richmond, New York
Residence in 1935 Same Place
Citizenship Naturalized
Sheet Number 5B
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed College, 3rd year
Weeks Worked in 1939 0
Income 0
Income Other Sources No
 
Name Jeanette Gingell 
Age 10
Estimated Birth Year abt 1930
Gender Female
Race White
Birthplace New York
Marital Status Single
Relation to Head of House Daughter
Home in 1940 New York, Richmond, New York
Street Westbury Avenue
House Number 10
Inferred Residence in 1935 New York, Richmond, New York
Residence in 1935 Same Place
Sheet Number 5B
Attended School or College Yes
Highest Grade Completed Elementary school, 5th grade
Weeks Worked in 1939 0
Income 0
Income Other Sources No
 
Name Judith Gingell 
Age 8
Estimated Birth Year abt 1932
Gender Female
Race White
Birthplace New York
Marital Status Single
Relation to Head of House Daughter
Home in 1940 New York, Richmond, New York
Street Westbury Avenue
House Number 10
Inferred Residence in 1935 New York, Richmond, New York
Residence in 1935 Same Place
Sheet Number 5B
Attended School or College Yes
Highest Grade Completed Elementary school, 2nd grade
Weeks Worked in 1939 0
Income 0
Income Other Sources No
 
Reference ID 1940-usa-00079

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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