Name: George Chestnut []
Respondent: Yes
Age: 51
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1889
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Georgia
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
Map of Home in 1940:
Street: Cooper
House Number: 19
Inferred Residence in 1935: Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
Residence in 1935: Charleston
Sheet Number: 62A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 25
Occupation: Painter
House Owned or Rented: Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 6
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: Elementary school, 6th grade
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 30
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 520
Income Other Sources: No
Household Members (Name) Age Relationship
George Chestnut 51 Head
Ophelia Chestnut 37 Wife

Source Citation

Year: 1940; Census Place: Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina; Roll: m-t0627-03794; Page: 62A; Enumeration District: 10-33

Source Information 1940 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012.

Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls.


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