Sunday, July 10, 2022

Census Sunday -- 1950 Census Record for the Russell Richmond Household in Putnam, Connecticut

 The 1950 United States Census record for the family of Russell Richmond in Putnam Connecticut, residing on Richmond Road (taken 18 April 1950) is:

The Richmond household is on lines 4-6:

The information entered for each person in this household is:

*  Line 4 - no address on Richmond Road, dwelling #195, is a farm, on 3+ acres, #2 on agricultural questionnaire 

**  Line 4 - Russell Richmond, head of household, white, male, age 21, married, born Connecticut, a Worker, worked 48 hours last week, a farm helper, works on a farm, a private business.

**  Line 5 - Helen Richmond, wife, white, female, age 19, married, born Connecticut a home worker, did no work last week, not looking for work, has no job.

**  Line 6 - Sandra Lee Richmond, daughter, white, female, age 3, never married, born Connecticut.

The source citation for this family is:

1950 U.S. Federal Census, Windham County, Connecticut, Putnam, ED 8-34, Sheet 26, Household 195, Lines 4-6, Russell Richmond household; indexed database with record images, U.S., National Archives, 1950 Census  ( : accessed 1 April  2022).

Thomas Russell Richmond (1928-2003) was born 11 October 1928 in Putnam, Connecticut, the son of Thomas Henry Marshman and Helen H. (Thatcher) Richmond.  He married Helen Pauline Gothreau (1930-2010) on 25 September 1946 in Pomfret, Connecticut.  They had three children, but only the first child, Sandra Lee Richmond, is on this 1950 U.S. Census record.  Thomas Russell Richmond is my second cousin once removed, with common ancestors of my second great-grandparents, James and Hannah (Rich) Richmond. 


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