Sunday, November 13, 2022

Census Sunday -- 1950 U.S. Census Record for Leon H. Richmond Household in Maryville, Tennessee

 The 1950 United States Census record for the household of Leon H. Richmond in Maryville, Blount County, Tennessee, residing at 33-right Waller taken 1 April 1950), on Sheet 1 of ED 5-23B:

The Loen H. Richmond household starts on line 5 of the image (Sheet 1):

The information entered for each person in this household is:

*  Line 5 of Sheet 1 - 330-right Walker, dwelling  #2, is not a farm, is not on 3 acres or more.

*  Line 5 of Sheet 1 - Leon H. Richmond, head of household, white, male, age 62, married, born in Rhode Island, O[ther work], did no work last week, was not looking for work, has no job.

*  Line 6 of Sheet 1 -  Clara L. Richmond, wife, white, female, age 65, married, born in Maryland, works at H[ome],  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, Blount County, Tennessee, Maryville, ED 5-23B, Sheet 1, Dwelling Unit #2, Lines 5 to 6, Leon H. Richmond household; indexed database with record images, ( : accessed 13 November 2022).

Leon Henry Richmond (1888-1955) was born 14 April 1888, in Pascoag, Rhode Island, the son of James and Sarah (Bigwood) Richmond.  He died 30 May 1955 in Maryville, Tennessee.  He married Clara Ward Lewis (1881-1969) on 25 December 1917 in  New York City, New York.  She was born 5 March 1881 in Baltimore, Maryland, and died 25 December 1969 in Dover, Ohio.  They had three children, but none living with them in 1950.

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


Copyright (c) 2022, Randall J. Seaver

Please comment on this post on the website by clicking the URL above and then the "Comments" link at the bottom of each post.  Share it on Twitter, Facebook,  or Pinterest using the icons below.  Or contact me by email at

No comments: