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1940 US Census

 

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Address 157, Nichols Street, Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States
 
Name Kurt Gingel
Age 33
Estimated Birth Year abt 1907
Gender Male
Race White
Birthplace New York
Marital Status Married
Relation to Head of House Head
Home in 1940 Rochester, Monroe, New York
Street Nichols Street
House Number 157
Farm No
Inferred Residence in 1935 Rochester, Monroe, New York
Residence in 1935 Same Place
Resident on farm in 1935 No
Sheet Number 3B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation 62
Occupation Electrician
House Owned or Rented Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented 35
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed High School, 2nd year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census 30
Class of Worker Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939 44
Income 860
Income Other Sources No
 
Name Abele Gingel
Respondent Yes
Age 30
Estimated Birth Year abt 1910
Gender Female
Race White
Birthplace New York
Marital Status Married
Relation to Head of House Wife
Home in 1940 Rochester, Monroe, New York
Street Nichols Street
House Number 157
Inferred Residence in 1935 Rochester, Monroe, New York
Residence in 1935 Same Place
Resident on farm in 1935 No
Sheet Number 3B
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed High School, 2nd year
Weeks Worked in 1939 0
Income 0
Income Other Sources No
 
Name Kurt Gingel
Age 9
Estimated Birth Year abt 1931
Gender Male
Race White
Birthplace New York
Marital Status Single
Relation to Head of House Son
Home in 1940 Rochester, Monroe, New York
Street Nichols Street
House Number 157
Inferred Residence in 1935 Rochester, Monroe, New York
Residence in 1935 Same Place
Resident on farm in 1935 No
Sheet Number 3B
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed Elementary school, 4th grade
 
Name Wilhemina Gingel
Age 72
Estimated Birth Year abt 1868
Gender Female
Race White
Birthplace Germany
Marital Status Widowed
Relation to Head of House Mother
Home in 1940 Rochester, Monroe, New York
Street Nichols Street
House Number 157
Inferred Residence in 1935 Rochester, Monroe, New York
Residence in 1935 Same Place
Resident on farm in 1935 No
Citizenship Naturalized
Sheet Number 3B
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed Elementary school, 8th grade
Weeks Worked in 1939 0
Income 0
Income Other Sources No
 
Reference ID 1940-usa-00084

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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