The household consisted of Galen, age 45, Mary, age 44, and their children, Mildred, age 21 and Elvin, age 17. The family's residence in 1935 was Portland, Jay County, Indiana. All were born in Indiana. Galen's occupation was listed a proprietor of a grocery. Galen had completed 4 years of high school, while Mary had completed the 8th grade. Daughter Mildred had completed 3 years of college and son Elvin had completed 3 years of high school.
Galen's obituary indicated that he operated a grocery at Main and Elm Streets and Joseph and North Walnut Streets.
State & Federal census sheets are filled with information for genealogists. Both the population & non-population schedules give us insights into the lives of our ancestors. What have you found that is Surprising? Reassuring? Bewildering? Census Sunday is a daily blogging prompt suggested by Colleen Pasquale of Leaves and Branches.