The August Lather Household in the 1940 United States Federal Census

August Lather and his wife Margaret May (née Hart) Lather were enumerated in the 1940 US Federal Census with their children at 6 New Scotland Ave, Albany, Albany Co., New York.  August was the great granduncle of my Lather cousins.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the August Lather Household (Left)

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

1940 US Federal Census Record for the August Lather Household (Right)

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

SOURCE: 1940 U.S. Census, Albany County, New York, population schedule, Albany, enumeration district (ED) 63-113, sheet 5A, household 116, August Lather; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 11 May 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 02821.

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

The record states that:

    • The Lathers lived at 6 New Scotland Ave, Albany, Albany Co., New York, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 116 in order of visitation, they rented their dwelling for $25 per month, they lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • August Lather was head of household, was a white male, 38 years old, married, was not attending school, had completed 8 years of school, was born in New York, was working the week of March 24-30, worked 48 hours the week of March 24-30, 1940 as a butcher in his own business, worked on his own account, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $1400, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Margaret Lather, the wife of August, was a white female, 39 years old, married, was not attending school, had completed 1 year of high school, was born in New York, 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, her occupation was housekeeper in her own home working as an unpaid family worker, worked 0 weeks in 1939, earned $0, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Jack Lather was August’s son, was a white male, 11 years old, single, was not attending school, had completed 6 years of school, and was born in New York
    • Lois Lather was August’s daughter, was a white female, 8 years old, single, was attending school, had completed 2 years of school, and was born in New York

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