Sunday, August 14, 2022

Census Sunday -- 1950 Census Record for the Amelia Leland Household in Redwood City, California

 The 1950 United States Census record for the household of Amelia Leland in Redwood City, San Mateo County, California, residing at 287 King Street (taken 14 April 1950) is (on two images, Sheets 5 and 6):

The Amelia Leland household starts on line 30 of the first image (Sheet 5):

and continues on line 1 of the second image (Sheet 6):

The information entered for each person in this household is:

*  Line 30 of Sheet 5 - 287 King, dwelling #54, is not a farm, is not on 3 acres or more.

*  Line 30 of Sheet 5 - Amelia Leland, head of household, white, female, age 65, widowed, born in Idaho, not a worker, did no work last week, not looking for work, has no job.

*  Line 1 of Sheet 6 - Alda Leland, daughter, white, female, age 35, divorced, born in California, a worker, worked 40 hours last week, works as bookkeeper for a railroad.

*  Line 2 of Sheet 6: - Diane Leland, granddaughter, white, female, age 14, never married, born California, OTher work, did no work last week, not looking for work, has no job.

**  Line 3 of Sheet 6 (sample questions included)- Robert Fenton, grandson, white, male, age 5, never married, born California. Lived in same house last year, father born U.S., mother born U.S., has not completed K[indergarten], attended school.

The source citation for this family is:

1950 U.S. Federal Census, San Mateo County, California, Redwood City, ED 41-225, Sheets 5 and 60, Household 54, Lines 30-3, Amelia Leland household; indexed database with record images, U.S., National Archives, 1950 Census  ( : accessed 1 April  2022).

Amelia Anna (Brocke) Leland (1884-1975) was born 1 November 1884 in Kendrick, Idaho, the daughter of John Nicholas and Anna (Grieser) Brocke.  She married Severt Oliver Leland (1878-1940) on 12 February 1904 in Helena, Montana.  They had five children.  Frances Alda (Leland) (Iacopetti) (Fenton?) Juelson (1915-1993) was their youngest child.  The two children in this census record are Alda's children, Diane Leland and Robert Fenton.  

Amelia Anna (Brocke) Leland is the paternal grandmother of my wife, Linda Joan (Leland) Seaver (1942-????) through her son, Leo Severt Leland (1911-2002).


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