Sunday, July 24, 2022

Census Sunday -- 1950 Census Record for the Richard R. Richmond Household in Putnam, Connecticut

 The 1950 United States Census record for the family of Richard R. Richmond in Putnam Connecticut, residing at 96 Bates Avenue (taken 6 April 1950) is:

The Richard R. Richmond household starts on line 6 of the image:

The information entered for each person in this household is:

*  Line 6 of Sheet 12 - 96C Bates Avenue, dwelling #116, is not a farm, is not on 3 acres or more.

**  Line 6 of Sheet 12 - Richard R. Richmond, head of household, white, male, age 25, married, born Connecticut, a Worker, worked 87 hours last week, a farm helper, works on a farm, a private business.  Lived in same house last year, father born U.S., mother born U.S., completed 10 years of school, not presently in school, worked 52 weeks last year, earned $2,600 last year, relatives in household earned $1,705 last year, did not earn money as a business, did not earn any other income, did not serve in the military (World War II, World War I, any other war).

**  Line 7 of Sheet 12 - Lorraine Richmond, wife, white, female, age 23, married, born Connecticut, a 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, Windham County, Connecticut, Putnam, ED 8-36, Sheet 12, Household 116, Lines 6-7, Richard R. Richmond household; indexed database with record images, U.S., National Archives, 1950 Census  ( : accessed 1 April  2022).

Richard Ramsey Richmond was born 20 March 1925 in Putnam, Connecticut, the son of Thomas Henry Marshman and Helen (Hyde) (Thatcher) Richmond   He married Lorraine Claudia Gosselin (1927-1975) on 29 June 1946 in Putnam.  They had four children.

Richard Ramsey Richmond is my second cousin once removed, with common ancestors of my second great-grandparents, James and Hannah (Rich) Richmond. 


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