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1940 US Census

 

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Address Main Street, Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
 
Name Roland Gingell 
Age 32
Estimated Birth Year abt 1908
Gender Male
Race White
Birthplace Rhode Island
Marital Status Married
Relation to Head of House Head
Home in 1940 Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island
Street Main Street
Farm NO
Inferred Residence in 1935 Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island
Residence in 1935 Same House
Resident on farm in 1935 No
Sheet Number 2B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation 48
Occupation Card Fixer
Industry Worsted Mill
House Owned or Rented Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented 14
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed Elementary school, 7th grade
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census 40
Weeks Worked in 1939 46
Income 1140
Income Other Sources No
 
Name Florence Gingell 
Age 29
Estimated Birth Year abt 1911
Gender Female
Race White
Birthplace Rhode Island
Marital Status Married
Relation to Head of House Wife
Home in 1940 Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island
Street Main Street
Inferred Residence in 1935 Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island
Residence in 1935 Same House
Resident on farm in 1935 No
Sheet Number 2B
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed Elementary school, 8th grade
Weeks Worked in 1939 0
Income 0
Income Other Sources No
 
Name Roland Gingell Junior 
Age 7
Estimated Birth Year abt 1933
Gender Male
Race White
Birthplace Rhode Island
Marital Status Single
Relation to Head of House Son
Home in 1940 Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island
Street Main Street
Farm NO
Inferred Residence in 1935 Burrillville, Providence, Rhode Island
Residence in 1935 Same House
Resident on farm in 1935 No
Sheet Number 3A
House Owned or Rented Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented 14
Attended School or College Yes
Highest Grade Completed Elementary school, 2nd grade
 
Reference ID 1940-usa-00108

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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