Sunday, July 3, 2022

Census Sunday -- 1950 Census Record for the Marshall B. Chamberlain Household in San Diego, California

 The 1950 United States Census record for the family of my paternal great-aunt, Emily (Richmond) Taylor, was found in San Diego, San Diego County, California, ED 37-50, Sheet #14 (taken 7 April 1950), at 4601 Terrace Drive:

The Chamberlain household is in lines 10-12:

The information entered for each person in this household is:

*  Line 10 - 4601 Terrace Drive, dwelling #198, not a farm, not on 3+ acres

**  Line 10 - Marshall B. Chamberlain, head of household, white, male, age 46, married, born Oregon, Other Work, did not work last week, did not look for work last week, does have a job, a superintendent of a steel construction company, works in a steel construction (mfg) company, a private business.

**  Line 11 - Dorothy T. Chamberlain, wife, white, female, age 46, married, born Massachusetts, home worker, did no work last week, not looking for work, has no job.

**  Line 12 - Emily R. Taylor, mother-in-law, white, female, age 71, widowed, born Connecticut,   home worker, did no work last week, not looking for work, has no job.

The source citation for this family is:

1950 U.S. Federal Census, San Diego County, California, El Cajon Judicial township, ED 37-50, Sheet 14, Household 198, Lines 10-12, Marshall B. Chamberlain household; indexed database with record images, U.S., National Archives, 1950 Census  ( : accessed 1 April  2022).

Emily White (Richmond) Taylor (1879-1966) was my grandmother's sister, the 5th child of Thomas and Julia (White) Richmond.  She married George Russell Taylor (1865-1945) on 10 April 1901 in Leominster, Massachusetts.  They had one child, Dorothy Richmond Taylor (1904-1992), who married Charles Marshall Beale Chamberlain (1903-1968) on 16 September 1925 in San Diego, California.  


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