The Chester Pszczolkowski Family in the 1940 United States Federal Census

Chester Pszczolkowski, his wife Josephine Skowronski, and their family resided at 27 Yale St, Gardner, Worcester Co., Massachusetts.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Pszczolkowski Family (Left)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Pszczolkowski Family (Left)

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Pszczolkowski Family (Right)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Pszczolkowski Family (Right)

SOURCE:  1940 U.S. Census, Worcester County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Gardner City, enumeration district (ED) 14-121, sheet 6A, household 117, Chester Pszczolkowski; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 04 April 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 01649.

Click on the link for a PDF copy of the 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Pszczolkowski Family.

The record states that:

    • The Pszczolkowskis lived at 27 Yale St, Gardner, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 117 in order of visitation, they owned their house which was worth $1500, they lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • Chester Pszczolkowski was head of household, was a white male, 52 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 7 years of school, was born in Poland, worked 40 hours during the week of March 24-30, was employed doing sanding in a chair shop, was working in private work, worked 32 weeks in 1939, earned $780, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Josephine Pszczolkowski provided the information for the census, she was Chester’s wife, was a white female, 48 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 2 years of school, was born in Poland, worked 34 hours during the week of March 24-30, was employed doing sanding in a chair shop, was working in private work, worked 24 weeks in 1939, earned $520, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Wanda Pszczolkowski, daughter of Chester and Josephine, was a white female, 29 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 3 years of high school, was born in Massachusetts, was not working the week of March 24-30, was not doing public emergency work, was not seeking work, did not have a job or business, was doing housework, did not work in 1939, had no income, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Zigmond Pszczolkowski, son of Chester and Josephine, was a white male, 24 years old, single, was attending school, completed 1 year of high school, was born in Massachusetts, was unemployed for 8 weeks prior to March 30, was not doing housework or in school, was usually a furniture finisher in a chair shop, was usually employed in private work, worked 50 weeks in 1939, earned $920, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Walter Pszczolkowski, son of Chester and Josephine, was a white male, 16 years old, single, was attending school, completed 1 year of high school, was born in Massachusetts, was not working the week of March 24-30, was not doing public emergency work, was not seeking work, did not have a job or business, was in school, did not work in 1939, had no income, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages.
    • Pola Pszczolkowski, daughter of Chester and Josephine, was a white female, 12 years old, single, attending school, completed 6 years of school, and was born in Massachusetts
    • Helen Pszczolkowski, daughter of Chester and Josephine, was a white female, 11 years old, single, attending school, completed 5 years of school, and was born in Massachusetts
    • Theresa Pszczolkowski, daughter of Chester and Josephine, was a white female, 7 years old, single, attending school, completed 1 year of school, and was born in Massachusetts

In addition to the regular questions, Walter Pszczolkowski was subject to additional questions.  In answer to these, Walter’s mother and father were born in Poland, the language spoken in the house was Polish, Walter was not a veteran, he had a Social Security number and no deductions for Federal Old-Age Insurance or Railroad Retirement were taken from his wages in 1939.

Copyright © 2012 by Stephen J. Danko

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