Sunday, June 12, 2022

Census Sunday -- 1950 Census Record for the Lewis Soule Household in Cambridge, Massachusetts

The 1950 United States Census record for the family of my paternal cousin, Virginia R. "Soula," was found in Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, ED 17-100, Sheet #75 (taken 3 April 1950), residing at 5 Robert Road:

The Soula household is in lines 21 to 23:

The information entered for each person in this household is:

*  Line 21 - 5 Robert Road, dwelling #93, not a farm, not on 3+ acres

**  Line 21- Lewis F. Soula, head of household, white, male, age 25, married, born Mass[achusetts], OT, did not work, did not look for work, does not have a job, 

**  Line 22 - Virginia R. Soula, Wife, white, female, age 23, married, born Massachusetts, keeping house, did not work, did not look for work, does not have a job.

**  Line 23 - Diana Soula, daughter, white, female, age 3, never married, born Massachusetts

The source citation for this family is:

1950 U.S. Federal Census, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Cambridge, ED 17-100, Sheet 75, Household 93, Lines 21-23, resided 5 Robert Road, Louis F. Soula household; indexed database with record images, U.S., National Archives, 1950 Census  ( : accessed 25 April 2022).

Virginia R. (Wood) Soule (1926-2016) was my father's niece, daughter of Walter H.  and Evelyn (Seaver) Wood.  Evelyn was the daughter of Frederick Walton and Alma Bessie (Richmond) Seaver.  She married Lewis F. Soule (1924-1986) in 1946 in Ogunquit, Maine.  In the 1950 census, they had only one child, and had five children in total.


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