The John Janik Household in the 1940 United States Federal Census

John [Jan] Janik was enumerated in the 1940 US Federal Census with his wife Anna (née Izbicka) Jakubowski and four children at 121 4th St, Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut, USA.  John was the son of Antoni Janik and Magdalena Boczon.  Anna was the daughter of Andrzej Izbicki and Emilia Gwiazdowska.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the John Janik Household (Left)

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

1940 US Federal Census Record for the John Janik Household (Right)

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

SOURCE: 1940 U.S. Census, New London County, Connecticut, population schedule, Norwich, enumeration district (ED) 6-77, sheet 12A, household 253, John Janik; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 21 May 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 00525.

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

The record states that:

    • The Janiks lived at 121 4th St, Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 253 in order of visitation, they owned their dwelling which was worth $5000, they lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • John Janik was head of household, was a white male, 49 years old, married, was not attending school, had attended 5 years of school, was born in Poland and was a naturalized citizen, was working the week of March 24-30, worked 40 hours the week of March 24-30, 1940 as a weaver for New London Fabric, worked in private work, worked 40 weeks in 1939, earned $725, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Anna Janik was the wife of John, was a white female, 45 years old, married, was not attending school, had attended 7 years of school, was born in Connecticut, was working the week of March 24-30, worked 32 hours the week of March 24-30, 1940 as a box maker for American Thermos Bottle Co., worked in private work, worked 44 weeks in 1939, earned $792, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Stanley Janik was the son of John, was a white male, 23 years old, single, was not attending school, had completed 9 years of school, was born in Connecticut, was working the week of March 24-30, worked 40 hours the week of March 24-30, 1940 as a shipping clerk for American Thermos Bottle Co., worked in private work, worked 24 weeks in 1939, earned $360, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Jane Janik was the daughter of John, was a white female, 20 years old, single, was not attending school, had completed 4 years of high school, was born in Connecticut, was working the week of March 24-30, worked 40 hours the week of March 24-30, 1940 as [metal defect?] for American Thermos Bottle Co., worked in private work, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $624, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Walter Janik was the son of John, was a white male, 16 years old, single, was not attending school, had completed 3 years of high school, was born in Connecticut, 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 a student, worked 0 weeks in 1939, earned $0, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Madeline Janik was the daughter of John, was a white female, 3 years old, single, was not attending school, had attended 0 years of school, and was born in Connecticut

The occupation for John Janik was “weaver for New London Fabric”.   His occupational code recorded in column F was 496-05-1 which is defined as:

Operatives and kindred workers (not elsewhere classified)

Not specified textile mills

Wage or salary worker in private work (PW)

The occupation for Anna Janik was “box maker for American Thermos Bottle Co.”.   Her occupational code recorded in column F was 496-30-1 which is defined as:

Operatives and kindred workers (not elsewhere classified)

Miscellaneous iron and steel industries

Wage or salary worker in private work (PW)

The occupation for Stanley Janik was “shipping clerk for American Thermos Bottle Co.”.   His occupational code recorded in column F was 226-30-1 which is defined as:

Shipping and receiving clerks

Miscellaneous iron and steel industries

Wage or salary worker in private work (PW)

The occupation for Jane Janik was “[metal defect?] for American Thermos Bottle Co.”.   His occupational code recorded in column F was 496-30-1 which is defined as:

Operatives and kindred workers (not elsewhere classified)

Miscellaneous iron and steel industries

Wage or salary worker in private work (PW)

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