Sunday, November 6, 2022

Census Sunday - 1950 U.S. Census Record of the Chester J. Richmond Family in Fairfield, Connecticut

The 1950 United States Census record for the household of Chester J. Richmond in Fairfield, Fairfield, County, Connecticut, residing at 182 Pine Creek Avenue (taken 2 April 1950), on Sheet 3 of ED 1-87:

The Chester J. Richmond household starts on line 10 of the image (Sheet 3):

The information entered for each person in this household is:

*  Line 10 of Sheet 3 - 182 Pine Creek Avenue, dwelling  #29, is not a farm, is not on 3 acres or more.

*  Line 10 of Sheet 3 - Chester J. Richmond, head of household, white, male, age 41, married, born in Pennsylvania, a W[orker], an Erecting [?] Engineer, worked at a Machine Factory, a P[rivate] company.

*  Line 11 of Sheet 3 -  Martha A. Richmond, wife, white, female, age 38, married, born in Connecticut, works at H[ome],  did no work last week, was not looking for work, has no job.

*  Line 12 of Sheet 3 -  Chester J. Richmond Jr, son, white, male, age 15, Nev[er married], born in Connecticut, O[ther] work, did no work last week, was not looking for work, has no job.

*  Line 13 of Sheet 3 -  Bruce E. Richmond, son, white, male, age 11, Nev[er married], born in Connecticut.

The source citation for this family is:

1950 U.S. Federal Census, Fairfield County, Connecticut, Fairfield, ED 1-87, Sheet 3, Dwelling Unit #29, Lines 10 to 13, Chester J. Richmond household; indexed database with record images, ( : accessed 6 November 2022).

Chester James Richmond (1908-1985) was born 20 November 1908 in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, the son of Edgar Valentine and Anna Cornelia (Brink) Richmond.  He died 24 May 1985 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He married Martha Amelia Backiel (1911-2008) before 1934 in Connecticut.  She was born 18 December 1911 in Fairfield, Connecticut and died on 12 January 2008 in Darien, Connecticut.  They had two children Chester James Richmond (1934-2010) and Bruce Edgar Richmond (1938-2022).

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


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