Emil Niedzialkowski in the 1920 US Federal Census

In 1920, Emil Niedzialkowski was living in Waterbury, Connecticut at 10 Division Street. He was enumerated in the 1920 US Federal Census.

1920 US Federal Census Record for Emil Niedzialkowski (Left)

1920 US Federal Census Record for Emil Niedzialkowski (Left)

1920 US Federal Census Record for Emil Niedzialkowski (Right)

1920 US Federal Census Record for Emil Niedzialkowski (Right)

SOURCE: 1920 U.S. Census, New Haven County, Connecticut, population schedule, Waterbury City, Ward 1,
enumeration district (ED) 435, sheet 2-B, dwelling 21, family 40, Emil Niedzialkowski; digital image, Ancestry.com
(http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 19 May 2008); citing National Archives microfilm publication T625A, roll 194.

The source citation above complies with the recommendations in Mills, Elizabeth Shown. 2007. Evidence explained citing history sources from artifacts to cyberspace. Baltimore, Md: Genealogical Pub. Co.

Click on the images above to enlarge them. Click on the link for a PDF copy of the 1920 US Federal Census Record for Emil Niedzialkowski.  The record provides information that:

In 1920, Emil was a married, white male, 37 years old.
He rented his residence at 10 Division Street in Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut.
His residence was in the 1st Ward.
He and his parents were born in Poland, and his mother tongue was Polish.
He immigrated in 1905, and was an alien.
He was able to read and write, and was able to speak English; he did not attend school.
He worked as a machinist in a factory at the time of the census.

Although Emil was married at this time and had two or three children, his wife and children are not listed with him on this page.

UPDATE 22 May 2008: Emil’s wife and children are listed on page 5-B of the same enumeration district and are cross-referenced back to Emil’s name on page 2-B.

From the information on the 1920 US Federal Census, I can conclude that Emil was born in about 1882-1883. His World War I Draft Registration Card stated that he was born 22 Jun 1883 and his World War II Draft Registration Card stated that he was born 16 Jul 1883.

I don’t yet know if or how Emil is related to me, but his surname and place of birth suggest that he and I are distant cousins.

Copyright © 2008 by Stephen J. Danko

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