Sunday, September 11, 2022

Census Sunday -- 1950 U.S. Census Record for the Arthur Schwaner Household in New Haven, Connecticut

The 1950 United States Census record for the household of Arthur Schwaner in New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, residing at 318 Elm St, Apartment 4B (taken 3 April 1950), is on Sheet 4 of ED 12-151:

The Arthur Schwaner household starts on line 17 of the image (Sheet 4):

The information entered for each person in this household is:

*  Line 17 of Sheet 4 - 318 Elm St, Apartment 4B, dwelling #92, is not a farm, is not on 3 acres or more.

*  Line 17 of Sheet 4 - Arthur C. Schwaner, head of household, white. male, age 53, married, born in Connecticut, a worker, worked 20 hours last week, occupation is flutest, at Private Flute Lessons, Own work.

*  Line 18 of Sheet 4  (sample questions included) - Emily M. Schwaner, wife, white, female, age 54, married, born in Rhode Island, a worker, worked 35 hours last week, occupation is secretary, at Reference department, library of Yale University, a private company.  Lived in same house one year ago, father born in England, mother born in England, completed 12 years of school, does not attend school, worked 52 weeks in 1949, wages in 1949 were $2500, she made no income from interest and rents,  relatives did not earn money.

The source citation for this family is:

1950 U.S. Federal Census, New Haven County, Connecticut, New Haven, ED 12-151, Sheet 4, Household #92, Lines 17 to 18, Arthur C. Schwaner household; indexed database with record images, U.S., National Archives, 1950 Census  ( : accessed 2 April 2022).

Arthur Christian Schwaner (1897-1985) was born 15 July 1897 in New Haven, Connecticut, the con of Louis and Anna Martha (--?--) Schwaner.  He died 27 May 1986 in New Haven.  He married Emily May Richmond (1895-1982) on 26 July 1939 in New Haven.  Emily was born 2 December 1895 in Pascoag, Rhode Island, the daughter of James and Sarah Elizabeth (Bigwood) Richmond.  Emily died 26 January 1982 in Hamden, Connecticut.  They had no children.  

Emily May (Richmond) Schwaner is my first cousin two times removed.  Our common ancestors are my 2nd great-grandparents James and Hannah (Rich) Richman.


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