The Michael Danko Family in the 1940 United States Federal Census

Michael Danko, Marianna Dziurzynska, and their family resided at 15 Henchman St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts.

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

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

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

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

SOURCE:  1940 U.S. Census, Worcester County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Worcester, enumeration district (ED) 23-45, sheet 7A, household 135, Michael Danko; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 06 April 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 01714.

Click on the link for a PDF copy of the 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Danko Household.

The record states that:

    • The Dankos lived at 15 Henchman St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 135 in order of visitation, they paid $22 a month in rent, they lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • Michael Danko was head of household, was a white male, 64 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 3 years of school, was born in Poland, was not a US citizen, worked 32 hours during the week of March 24-30, was employed as a wire drawer in a steel mill, was working in private work, worked 35 weeks in 1939, earned $680, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Mary Danko, wife of Michael, was a white female, 61 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 4 years of school, was born in Poland, was not a US citizen, 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, and was doing housework, worked 0 weeks in 1939, earned $0, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Michael Danko provided the information for the census, he was the son of Michael and Mary, was a white male, 26 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 8 years of school, was born in Massachusetts, was unemployed for 14 weeks prior to March 30, was not doing public emergency work, was seeking work, was normally employed as a car builder in the Pullman Car industry, was normally working in private work, worked 26 weeks in 1939, earned $540, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Mary Danko, daughter of Michael and Mary, was a white female, 22 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 8 years of school, was born in Massachusetts, was unemployed for 38 weeks prior to March 30, was not doing public emergency work, was seeking work, was normally employed as a wool [specker?] in a textile mill, was normally working in private work, worked 8 weeks in 1939, earned $60, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Joseph Danko, son of Michael and Mary, was a white male, 20 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 2 years of high school, was born in Massachusetts, worked 40 hours during the week of March 24-30, was employed as a machinist in a gear factory, was working in private work, worked 22 weeks in 1939, earned $380, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Helen Danko, daughter of Michael and Mary, was a white female, 18 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 8 years of school, was born in Massachusetts, was not working the week of March 24-30, was not doing public emergency work, was seeking work, was a new worker, worked 0 weeks in 1939, earned $0, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages, worked 22 weeks in 1939, earned $380, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Francis Danko, son of Michael and Mary, was a white male, 16 years old, single, was attending school, completed 8 years of school, was born in Massachusetts, was not working the week of March 24-30, 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, and was doing housework, was a student, worked 0 weeks in 1939, earned $0, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages

In addition to the regular questions, Francis Danko (my father) was subject to additional questions.  In answer to these, his father and mother were born in Poland, the language spoken in the house was Polish, he did not have a deceased veteran father, he did not have a Social Security number, no deductions for Federal Old-Age Insurance or Railroad Retirement were taken from his wages in 1939, his usual occupation was student, and his usual class of worker was student.

Copyright © 2012 by Stephen J. Danko

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