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1940 US Census

 

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Address 43, Franklin Street, Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York, United States
 
Name William Gyngell 
Age 56
Estimated Birth Year abt 1884
Gender Male
Race White
Birthplace Connecticut
Marital Status Married
Relation to Head of House Head
Home in 1940 Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York
Street Franklin Street
House Number 43
Farm No
Inferred Residence in 1935 Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York
Residence in 1935 Same House
Sheet Number 9A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation 212
Occupation Clerk
Industry Grocery Store
House Owned or Rented Owned
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented 6000
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed High School, 1st year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census 60
Class of Worker Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939 52
Income 1750
Income Other Sources No
 
Name Eleanor Gyngell 
Respondent Yes
Age 58
Estimated Birth Year abt 1882
Gender Female
Race White
Birthplace New York
Marital Status Married
Relation to Head of House Wife
Home in 1940 Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York
Street Franklin Street
House Number 43
Inferred Residence in 1935 Saratoga Springs, Saratoga, New York
Residence in 1935 Same House
Sheet Number 9A
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed High School, 1st year
Weeks Worked in 1939 0
Income 0
Income Other Sources Yes
 
Reference ID 1940-usa-00080

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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