The George Card Household in the 1940 United States Federal Census

George W. Card was enumerated in the 1940 US Federal Census with his wife Victoria (née Izbicki) Card, his daughter and his mother at 106 Piedmont St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA.  Victoria’s brother Bernard would later marry my cousin Anastasia Rita Meleski.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the George Card Household (Left)

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

1940 US Federal Census Record for the George Card Household (Right)

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

SOURCE: 1940 U.S. Census, Worcester County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Worcester, enumeration district (ED) 23-200, sheet 9A, household 54, George Card; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 18 May 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 01719.

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

The record states that:

    • The Cards lived at 106 Piedmont St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 54 in order of visitation, they rented their dwelling for $24 per month, they lived in the same place (meaning that they lived in Worcester but not the same house) on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • George W. Card was head of household, was a white male, 32 years old, married, was not attending school, had completed 1 year of high school, was born in Connecticut, was working the week of March 24-30, was not doing public emergency work, was not seeking work, had a job or business, worked 35 hours the week of March 24-30, 1940 as a clerk in a grocery store, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $780, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Victoria Card was the wife of George, provided the information for the census, was a white female, 32 years old, married, was not attending school, had 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 keeping house, earned $0, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Mary E. Card was the daughter of George, was a white female, 1 year old, single, was not attending school, and was born in Massachusetts
    • Mary E. Card was the mother of George, was a white female, 71 years old, widowed, was not attending school, had completed 5 years of school, was born in Eire [Ireland, UK], 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 keeping house, earned $0, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages

The occupation for Walter was “clerk in a grocery store”.   His occupational code recorded in column F was 220-61-1 which is defined as:

Clerks in stores

Food stores, except dairy products

Wage or salary worker in private work (PW)

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