Sunday, October 30, 2022

Census Sunday -- 1950 U.S. Census Record for the Chester A. Richmond Family in Santa Ana, California

The 1950 United States Census record for the household of Chester A. Richmond in Santa Ana, Orange County, California, residing at 409 Bishop (taken 1 April 1950), is on Sheet 71 of ED 30-185:

The Chester A. Richmond household starts on line 26 of the image (Sheet 71):

The information entered for each person in this household is:

*  Line 26 of Sheet 71 - 409 Bishop, dwelling  #29, is not a farm, is not on 3 acres or more.

*  Line 26 of Sheet 71 (includes sample questions) - Chester A. Richmond, head of household, white, male, age 67, married, born in Rhode Island, Ot[her] work, did no work last week, was not looking for work, has no job.  Was living in same house in 1949, father born England, mother born England, completed 8 years of school, did no work, no income received, received $2500 from interest, dividends and rent, no income from family, a World War I veteran.

*  Line 27 of Sheet 71 -  Margaret A. Richmond, wife, white, female, age 61, married, born in New Jersey, works at home.  did no work last week, was not looking for work, has no job.

The source citation for this family is:

1950 U.S. Federal Census, Orange County, California, Santa Ana, ED 30-185, Sheet 71, Dwelling Unit #29, Lines 26 to 27, Chester A. Richmond household; indexed database with record images, ( : accessed 30 October 2022).

Chester Arthur Richmond (1883-1960) was born 11 February 1883 in Pascoag, Rhode Island, the son of James and Sarah Elizabeth (Bigwood) Richmond.  He died 29 November 1960 in Santa Ana, California.  He married Margaret Agnes McInerney (181889-1961) on 7 December 1912 in San Francisco, California. She was born on 10 March 1889 in Paterson, New Jersey, and died on 1 November 1961 in Santa Ana.  They had two children. 

Chester Arthur Richmond is my first cousin twice removed.  Our common ancestors are my second great-grandparents James and Hannah (Rich) Richmond.


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