The Joseph Dusavage Household in the 1940 United States Federal Census

Joseph P. Dusavage was enumerated in the 1940 US Federal Census with his wife Helen T. Priestley and daughter [Nancy?] at 9 Shannon St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, the same house in which their daughter his parents and brother lived.  Joseph was the owner of the building.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Joseph Dusavage Family (Left)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Dusavage Family (Left)

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Joseph Dusavage Family (Right)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Dusavage Family (Right)

SOURCE: 1940 U.S. Census, Worcester County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Worcester, enumeration district (ED) 23-103, sheet 8B, household 128, Michael Dusavage; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 10 April 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 01715.

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The record states that:

    • The Dusavages lived at 9 Shannon St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 128 in order of visitation, they owned their home which was worth $5200, they lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • Joseph Dusavage provided the information for the census, he was head of household, was a white male, 29 years old, married, was not attending school, had completed 4 years of high school, was born in Massachusetts, was working the week of March 24-30, worked 60 hours the week of March 24-30 as a [sub?] clerk for the U.S. Post Office, worked in government work, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $2190 in wages, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Helen Dusavage, the wife of Joseph, was a white female, 29 years old, married, was not attending school, had completed 3 years of high school, was born in Massachusetts
    • [Nancy?] Dusavage was the daughter of Joseph and Helen, was a white female, her age is illegible [probably younger than 6 years old because the education column is blank], single, was not attending school, and was born in Massachusetts

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The Michael Dusavage Household in the 1940 United States Federal Census

Michael Dusavage (Michailas Dusevičius) and his wife Mary (Marija Grišiūtė) were enumerated in the 1940 US Federal Census with their son Adolph at 9 Shannon St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, the same house in which their daughter Nellie lived with her husband John Izbicki.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Michael Dusavage Family (Left)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Dusavage Family (Left)

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Michael Dusavage Family (Right)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Dusavage Family (Right)

SOURCE: 1940 U.S. Census, Worcester County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Worcester, enumeration district (ED) 23-103, sheet 8B, household 128, Michael Dusavage; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 10 April 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 01715.

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

The record states that:

    • The Dusavages lived at 9 Shannon St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 128 in order of visitation, they rented their home and paid $25 per month in rent, they lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • Michael Dusavage was head of household, was a white male, 61 years old, married, was not attending school, was born in Lithuania and was not a US citizen, was working the week of March 24-30, worked 42 hours the week of March 24-30 as a wire drawer for a wire mill, worked in private work, worked 46 weeks in 1939, earned $116 in wages, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Mary Dusavage provided the information for the census, she was the wife of John, was a white female, 68 years old, married, was not attending school, was born in Lithuania, and was not a US citizen
    • Adolph Dusavage was the son of Michael and Mary, was a white male, 22 years old, single, was not attending school, had completed 5 years of school, was born in Massachusetts, was not working the week of March 24-30, was not doing public emergency work, was unable to work because he was cripple

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The John Izbicki Household in the 1940 United States Federal Census

My cousin, Anastasia Rita Meleski, would marry Bernard Joseph Izbicki in 1968.  Bernard’s brother, John Napoleon Peter Izbicki was enumerated in the 1940 US Federal Census with his wife, Nellie Magdaline DuSavage, and their children, John James Izbicki and Kenneth J. Izbicki, at 9 Shannon St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the John Izbicki Family (Left)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Izbicki Family (Left)

1940 US Federal Census Record for the John Izbicki Family (Right)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Izbicki Family (Right)

SOURCE: 1940 U.S. Census, Worcester County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Worcester, enumeration district (ED) 23-103, sheet 8B, household 130, John Izbicki; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 09 April 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 01715.

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

The record states that:

    • The Izbickis lived at 9 Shannon St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 130 in order of visitation, they rented their home and paid $25 per month in rent, they lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • John Izbicki was head of household, was a white male, 39 years old, married, was not attending school, had attended 4 years of high school, was born in Massachusetts, was working the week of March 24-30, worked 48 hours the week of March 24-30 as a clerk in the U.S. Post Office, worked in government work, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $1768 in wages, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Nellie Izbicki provided the information for the census, she was the wife of John, was a white female, 36 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 8 years of school, and was born in Massachusetts
    • John Izbicki was the son of John and Nellie, was a white male, 11 years old, single, was attending school, completed 5 years of school, and was born in Massachusetts
    • Kenneth Izbicki was the son of John and Nellie, was a white male, 3 years old, single, was not attending school, and was born in Massachusetts

The person who collected this information did not complete the columns about employment for Nellie.

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The Victoria Izbicki Household in the 1940 United States Federal Census

My cousin, Anastasia Rita Meleski, would marry Bernard Joseph Izbicki in 1968.  Bernard’s mother, Wiktoria Kruczyńska, was enumerated in the 1940 US Federal Census with her son, Stanislaw Joseph Izbicki, at 17 Ward St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts.  Wiktoria’s husband, Bolesław Dominik Izbicki, died in 1937.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Victoria Izbicki Family (Left)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Izbicki Family (Left)

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Victoria Izbicki Family (Right)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Izbicki Family (Right)

SOURCE:  1940 U.S. Census, Worcester County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Worcester, enumeration district (ED) 23-128, sheet 7A, household 3, Victoria Izbicki; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 07 April 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 01765.

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The record states that:

    • The Izbickis lived at 17 Ward St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 3 in order of visitation, they rented their home which was worth $1400, they lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • Victoria Izbicki was head of household, was a white female, 60 years old, widowed, was not attending school, was born in Massachusetts, was working the week of March 24-30, worked 11 hours the week of March 24-30 as a housewife, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Stanley Izbicki, son of Victoria, was a white male, 23 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 4 years of high school, was born in Massachusetts, worked 50 hours the week of March 24-30, worked as a clerk in a drug store, worked in private work, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $676, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages

The person who collected this information was not quite clear on the instructions.  Instead of writing down the monthly rent, he wrote down the value of the house.  Instead of indicating one person as head of household, he wrote “mother.”  He indicated that Victoria worked for pay, but she did not.  He also did not indicate who provided the information.

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The Alexander Skowronski Family in the 1940 United States Federal Census

My uncle Michael Danko would eventually marry Jean Barbara Skowronski and my uncle Joseph Danko would eventually marry Helen Skowronski.  In 1940, both Jean and Helen were living with their parents Alexander Skowronski and Frances Dymek at 3 Marion Ave, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts.  At that time, Jean was married to her first husband, Robert Sharron.  Robert died just 6 years after this census was taken.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Alexander Skowronski Family (Left)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Skowronski Family (Left)

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Skowronski Family (Right)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Skowronski Family (Right)

SOURCE: 1940 U.S. Census, Worcester County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Worcester, enumeration district (ED) 23-102A, sheet 11A, household 152, Alexander Skowronski; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 07 April 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 01715.

Click on the link for a PDF copy of the 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Alexander Skowronski Family.

The record states that:

    • The Skowronskis lived at 3 Marion Ave, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 152 in order of visitation, they owned their home which was worth $7100, except for Robert Sharron they lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • Alexander Skowronski was head of household, was a white male, 53 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 6 years of school, was born in Poland, was a naturalized citizen, was not working the week of March 24-30, was not doing public emergency work, was not seeking work, had a job or business, worked 25 hours the week of March 24-30 as a moulder in a [freemount fanaly?], was working in private work, worked 25 weeks in 1939, earned $1000, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Frances Skowronski, wife of Alexander, was a white female, 53 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 0 years of school, was born in Poland, was not a US citizen, 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, and was doing housework
    • Helena Skowronski, daughter of Alexander and Frances, was a white female, 17 years old, single, was attending school, completed 9 years of 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, and was a student
    • Robert Sharron, son-in-law of Alexander and Frances, was a white male, 24 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 8 years of school, was born in Massachusetts, worked 16 hours the week of March 24-30, was not doing public emergency work, was not seeking work, did not have a job or business, worked as a truck driver for W. W. Window Co., worked 32 weeks in 1939, earned $800, did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages, and resided in Millbury, Worcester Co., Massachusetts on 01 Apr 1935
    • Jean Sharron, daughter of Alexander and Frances, was a white female, 23 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 8 years of school, was born in Massachusetts, was not working the week of March 24-30, 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, normally worked as a packer in [Ti factory?], normally worked in private work, worked 12 weeks in 1939, earned $204, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages

In addition to the regular questions, supplementary questions were asked about Alexander Skowronski, but no answers were provided in the census.  There is no indication about who answered the questions for the census.

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The Kostanty Niedzialkowski Family in the 1940 United States Federal Census

My grandparents, Kostanty Niedzialkowski and Helena Chmielewska, and their family resided at 18 Huntington Ave, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Kostanty Niedzialkowski Family (Left)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Niedzialkowski Family (Left)

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Kostanty Niedzialkowski Family (Right)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Niedzialkowski Family (Right)

SOURCE:  1940 U.S. Census, Worcester County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Worcester, enumeration district (ED) 23-16, sheet 4A, household 66, Kostanty Niedzialkowski; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 07 April 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 01712.

Click on the link for a PDF copy of the 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Kostanty Niedzialkowski Family.

The record states that:

    • The Niedzialkowskis lived at 18 Huntington Ave, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 66 in order of visitation, they paid $15 a month in rent, they lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • Kostanty Niedzialkowski was head of household, was a white male, 47 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 6 years of school, was born in Poland, was a naturalized citizen, worked 40 hours during the week of March 24-30, was employed as a dye (die) setter in a steel shop, was working in private work, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $1560, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Helen Niedzialkowski provided the information for the census, she was the wife of Kostanty, was a white female, 43 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 0 years of school, was born in Russia, was not a US citizen, was not working the week of March 24-30, was doing housework, worked 0 weeks in 1939, earned $0, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Natalie Niedzialkowski, daughter of Konstanty and Helen, was a white female, 20 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 4 years of high school, was born in Massachusetts, worked 44 hours during the week of March 24-30, was employed as a clerk in a private office, was working in private work, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $664, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Raymond Niedzialkowski, son of Kostanty and Helen, was a white male, 18 years old, single, was attending school, completed 3 years of high school, was born in Massachusetts, was not working the week of March 24-30, was a student, worked 0 weeks in 1939, earned $0, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Jean Niedzialkowski, daughter of Kostanty and Helen, was a white female, 17 years old, single, was attending school, completed 3 years of high school, was born in Massachusetts, was not working the week of March 24-30, was a student, worked 0 weeks in 1939, earned $0, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Frederick Niedzialkowski, son of Kostanty and Helen, was a white male, 15 years old, single, was attending school, completed 1 years of high school, was born in Massachusetts, was not working the week of March 24-30, was a student, worked 0 weeks in 1939, earned $0, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Henry Niedzialkowski, son of Kostanty and Helen, was a white male, 13 years old, single, was attending school, completed 7 years of school, and was born in Massachusetts

In addition to the regular questions, Kostanty Niedzialkowski (my grandfather) was subject to additional questions.  His father and mother were born in Poland, the language spoken in the house was Polish, he had a Social Security number, deductions for Federal Old-Age Insurance or Railroad Retirement were taken from all his wages in 1939, his usual occupation was student, and his usual class of worker was die setter in a steel shop .

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The Michael Danko Family in the 1940 United States Federal Census

Michael Danko, Marianna Dziurzynska, and their family resided at 15 Henchman St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Danko Family (Left)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Danko Family (Left)

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Danko Family (Right)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Danko Family (Right)

SOURCE:  1940 U.S. Census, Worcester County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Worcester, enumeration district (ED) 23-45, sheet 7A, household 135, Michael Danko; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 06 April 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 01714.

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

The record states that:

    • The Dankos lived at 15 Henchman St, Worcester, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 135 in order of visitation, they paid $22 a month in rent, they lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • Michael Danko was head of household, was a white male, 64 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 3 years of school, was born in Poland, was not a US citizen, worked 32 hours during the week of March 24-30, was employed as a wire drawer in a steel mill, was working in private work, worked 35 weeks in 1939, earned $680, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Mary Danko, wife of Michael, was a white female, 61 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 4 years of school, was born in Poland, was not a US citizen, 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, and was doing housework, worked 0 weeks in 1939, earned $0, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Michael Danko provided the information for the census, he was the son of Michael and Mary, was a white male, 26 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 8 years of school, was born in Massachusetts, was unemployed for 14 weeks prior to March 30, was not doing public emergency work, was seeking work, was normally employed as a car builder in the Pullman Car industry, was normally working in private work, worked 26 weeks in 1939, earned $540, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Mary Danko, daughter of Michael and Mary, was a white female, 22 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 8 years of school, was born in Massachusetts, was unemployed for 38 weeks prior to March 30, was not doing public emergency work, was seeking work, was normally employed as a wool [specker?] in a textile mill, was normally working in private work, worked 8 weeks in 1939, earned $60, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Joseph Danko, son of Michael and Mary, was a white male, 20 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 2 years of high school, was born in Massachusetts, worked 40 hours during the week of March 24-30, was employed as a machinist in a gear factory, was working in private work, worked 22 weeks in 1939, earned $380, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Helen Danko, daughter of Michael and Mary, was a white female, 18 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 8 years of school, was born in Massachusetts, was not working the week of March 24-30, was not doing public emergency work, was seeking work, was a new worker, worked 0 weeks in 1939, earned $0, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages, worked 22 weeks in 1939, earned $380, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Francis Danko, son of Michael and Mary, was a white male, 16 years old, single, was attending school, completed 8 years of school, was born in Massachusetts, was not working the week of March 24-30, 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, and was doing housework, was a student, worked 0 weeks in 1939, earned $0, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages

In addition to the regular questions, Francis Danko (my father) was subject to additional questions.  In answer to these, his father and mother were born in Poland, the language spoken in the house was Polish, he did not have a deceased veteran father, he did not have a Social Security number, no deductions for Federal Old-Age Insurance or Railroad Retirement were taken from his wages in 1939, his usual occupation was student, and his usual class of worker was student.

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The Stanley Dymek Family in the 1940 United States Federal Census

Stanley Dymek, Kazmera Pszczolkowski, and their family resided at 27 Yale St, Gardner, Worcester Co., Massachusetts with Kazmera’s parents, Chester Pszczolkowski and Josephine Skowronski.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Dymek Family (Left)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Dymek Family (Left)

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Dymek Family (Right)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Dymek Family (Right)

SOURCE:  1940 U.S. Census, Worcester County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Gardner City, enumeration district (ED) 14-121, sheet 6A, household 118, Stanley Dymek; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 05 April 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 01649.

Click on the link for a PDF copy of the 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Dymek Family.

The record states that:

    • The Dymeks lived at 27 Yale St, Gardner, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 118 in order of visitation, they paid $12 a month in rent, they lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • Stanley Dymek was head of household, was a white male, 28 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 1 year of high school, was born in Massachusetts, worked 40 hours during the week of March 24-30, was employed as a shipping clerk in a carriage factory, was working in private work, worked 49 weeks in 1939, earned $1400, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Kazmera Dymek provided the information for the census, she was Stanley’s wife, was a white female, 27 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 8 years of school, was born in Massachusetts, worked 33 hours during the week of March 24-30, was employed as a sticher in a chair shop, was working in private work, worked 46 weeks in 1939, earned $780, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Rita M. Dymek, daughter of Stanley and Kazmera, was a white female, 7 years old, single, attending school, completed 1 year of school, and was born in Massachusetts
    • Stanley R. Dymek, son of Stanley and Kazmera, was a white male, 5 years old, single, not attending school, completed no school, and was born in Massachusetts

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The Chester Pszczolkowski Family in the 1940 United States Federal Census

Chester Pszczolkowski, his wife Josephine Skowronski, and their family resided at 27 Yale St, Gardner, Worcester Co., Massachusetts.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Pszczolkowski Family (Left)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Pszczolkowski Family (Left)

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Pszczolkowski Family (Right)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Pszczolkowski Family (Right)

SOURCE:  1940 U.S. Census, Worcester County, Massachusetts, population schedule, Gardner City, enumeration district (ED) 14-121, sheet 6A, household 117, Chester Pszczolkowski; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 04 April 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T627 roll 01649.

Click on the link for a PDF copy of the 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Pszczolkowski Family.

The record states that:

    • The Pszczolkowskis lived at 27 Yale St, Gardner, Worcester Co., Massachusetts, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 117 in order of visitation, they owned their house which was worth $1500, they lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • Chester Pszczolkowski was head of household, was a white male, 52 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 7 years of school, was born in Poland, worked 40 hours during the week of March 24-30, was employed doing sanding in a chair shop, was working in private work, worked 32 weeks in 1939, earned $780, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Josephine Pszczolkowski provided the information for the census, she was Chester’s wife, was a white female, 48 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 2 years of school, was born in Poland, worked 34 hours during the week of March 24-30, was employed doing sanding in a chair shop, was working in private work, worked 24 weeks in 1939, earned $520, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Wanda Pszczolkowski, daughter of Chester and Josephine, was a white female, 29 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 3 years 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 doing housework, did not work in 1939, had no income, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Zigmond Pszczolkowski, son of Chester and Josephine, was a white male, 24 years old, single, was attending school, completed 1 year of high school, was born in Massachusetts, was unemployed for 8 weeks prior to March 30, was not doing housework or in school, was usually a furniture finisher in a chair shop, was usually employed in private work, worked 50 weeks in 1939, earned $920, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Walter Pszczolkowski, son of Chester and Josephine, was a white male, 16 years old, single, was attending school, 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 in school, did not work in 1939, had no income, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages.
    • Pola Pszczolkowski, daughter of Chester and Josephine, was a white female, 12 years old, single, attending school, completed 6 years of school, and was born in Massachusetts
    • Helen Pszczolkowski, daughter of Chester and Josephine, was a white female, 11 years old, single, attending school, completed 5 years of school, and was born in Massachusetts
    • Theresa Pszczolkowski, daughter of Chester and Josephine, was a white female, 7 years old, single, attending school, completed 1 year of school, and was born in Massachusetts

In addition to the regular questions, Walter Pszczolkowski was subject to additional questions.  In answer to these, Walter’s mother and father were born in Poland, the language spoken in the house was Polish, Walter was not a veteran, he had a Social Security number and no deductions for Federal Old-Age Insurance or Railroad Retirement were taken from his wages in 1939.

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The Iwaniec Family in the 1940 United States Federal Census

With yesterday’s release of the 1940 United States Federal Census, I searched for my aunt, Statia Danko Iwaniec who, according to the 1940 Albany City Directory, resided at 162 Dove St, Albany, Albany Co., New York.

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Iwaniec Family (Left)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Iwaniec Family (Left)

1940 US Federal Census Record for the Iwaniec Family (Right)

The 1940 US Federal Census Record for the Iwaniec Family (Right)

SOURCE:  1940 U.S. Census, Albany County, New York, population schedule, Albany, enumeration district (ED) 63-103, sheet 63A, household 223, Alfred Iwaniec; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 03 April 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 Iwaniec Family.

The record states that:

    • The Iwaniecs lived at 162 Dove St, Albany, Albany Co., New York, USA on 01 April 1940, they were household 223 in order of visitation, they rented their house for $20 per month, lived in the same house on 01 April 1935, and they did not live on a farm
    • Alfred Iwaniec was head of household, was a white male, 25 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 4 years of high school, was born in New York, worked 50 hours during the week of March 24-30, was a mail carrier working in government work, worked 24 weeks in 1939, and earned $840, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Statia Iwaniec was Alfred’s wife, was a white female, 24 years old, married, was not attending school, completed 4 years 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, and was doing housework, worked 0 weeks in 1939, earned $0, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Alfred Iwaniec, Jr. was Alfred’s son, was a white male, 1 year old, single, was not attending school, completed 0 years of school, and was born in New York
    • Catherine Iwaniec was Alfred’s mother, was a white female, 55 years old, widowed, was not attending school, completed 8 years of school, was born in Poland, was naturalized, worked 48 hours during the week of March 24-30, was a chambermaid working for a hotel, was working in private work, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $670, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Frances Iwaniec was Alfred’s sister, was a white female, 30 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 3 years of high school, was born in New York, worked 40 hours during the week of March 24-30, was an operator working for the Telephone Company, was working in private work, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $1200, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages
    • Joseph Iwaniec was Alfred’s brother, was a white male, 28 years old, single, was not attending school, completed 8 years of school, was born in New York, worked 45 hours during the week of March 24-30, was an electrotyper working for a print shop, was working in private work, worked 52 weeks in 1939, earned $1000, and did not earn more than $50 from sources other than wages

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