The Joseph Dusavage Household in the 1940 United States Federal Census

Joseph P. Dusavage was enumerated in the 1940 US Federal Census with his wife Helen T. Priestley and daughter [Nancy?] at 9 Shannon St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, the same house in which their daughter his parents and brother lived.  Joseph was the owner of the building.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Joseph Dusavage Family (Left)

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

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Joseph Dusavage Family (Right)

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

SOURCE: 1940 U.S. Census, Worcester County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Worcester, enumeration district (ED) 23-103, sheet 8B, household 128, Michael Dusavage; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 10 April 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 01715.

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

The record states that:

    • The Dusavages lived at 9 Shannon St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 128 in order of visitation, they owned their home which was worth $5200, they lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • Joseph Dusavage provided the information for the census, he was head of household, was a white male, 29 years old, married, was not attending school, had completed 4 years of high school, was born in Massachusetts, was working the week of March 24-30, worked 60 hours the week of March 24-30 as a [sub?] clerk for the U.S. Post Office, worked in government work, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $2190 in wages, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Helen Dusavage, the wife of Joseph, was a white female, 29 years old, married, was not attending school, had completed 3 years of high school, was born in Massachusetts
    • [Nancy?] Dusavage was the daughter of Joseph and Helen, was a white female, her age is illegible [probably younger than 6 years old because the education column is blank], single, was not attending school, and was born in Massachusetts

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One Response to The Joseph Dusavage Household in the 1940 United States Federal Census

  1. Jim Sanders says:

    I see according to Geneabloggers today is your 6th anniversary which you have been blogging. Happy Blogiversary.

    I haven’t quite looked for my ancestors in the 1940 census yet. I’ve been waiting to see if an index comes out soon. Is it hard to find without an index?

    Regards, Jim
    Genealogy Blog at Hidden Genealogy Nuggets

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