The Margaret Sullivan Household in the 1940 United States Federal Census

Margaret Elizabeth (née Fitzgerald) Sullivan, widow of Michael Joseph Sullivan, was enumerated in the 1940 US Federal Census with her sons Raymond and Kenneth at 148 North Allen St, Albany, Albany Co., New York.  Margaret was the 2nd great grandmother of my Lather cousins.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Margaret Sullivan Household (Left) The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Sullivan Household (Left)

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Margaret Sullivan Household (Right)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Sullivan Household (Right)

SOURCE: 1940 U.S. Census, Albany County, New York, population schedule, Albany, enumeration district (ED) 63-81, sheet 17A, household 393, Margaret Sullivan; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 09 May 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 02820.

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

The record states that:

    • The Sullivans lived at 148 North Allen St, Albany, Albany Co., New York, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 393 in order of visitation, they owned their house which was worth $4000, they lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • Margaret E. Sullivan was head of household, provided the information for the census, was a white female, 66 years old, widowed, was not attending school, completed 8 years of school, was born in Eire Ireland, was a naturalized 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, but earned more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Raymond J. Sullivan was Margaret’s son, was a white male, 35 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 4 years of high school, was born in New York, was working the week of March 24-30 as a file clerk for an oil company, worked in private work, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $1400, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Kenneth E. Sullivan was Margaret’s son, was a white male, 27 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 4 years of high school, was born in New York, was working the week of March 24-30 as a file clerk for the secretary of state, worked in government work, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $1600, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages

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