The Helen Davignon Household in the 1940 United States Federal Census

Helen (née Izbicki) Davignon was enumerated in the 1940 US Federal Census at 20 Central Ave, Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut, USA.  Helen was the daughter of Andrzej Izbicki and Emilia Gwiazdowska and the divorced wife of Arthur Frederick Davignon.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Helen Davignon Household (Left)

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

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Helen Davignon Household (Right)

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

SOURCE: 1940 U.S. Census, New London County, Connecticut, population schedule, Norwich, enumeration district (ED) 6-77, sheet 7A, household 81, Helen Davignon; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 08 Jun 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 Helen Davignon Household.

The record states that:

    • Helen Davignon lived at 20 Central Ave, Norwich, New London Co., Connecticut, USA on 01 April 1940, she lived in household 81 in order of visitation, she rented her dwelling for $15 per month, she lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and she did not live on a farm
    • Helen Davignon was head of household, provided the information for the census, was a white male, 34 years old, divorced, was not attending school, had attended 9 years of school, was born in Connecticut, was working the week of March 24-30 doing housework for the WPA, worked in government work, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $650, and did earn more than $50 from sources other than wages

The occupation for Helen Davignon was as a “doing housework for the WPA”.  Her occupational code recorded in column F was 520-86-2 which is defined as:

Servants, private family

Domestic service

Wage or salary worker in Government work (GW)

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