Saturday, December 31, 2016

Chris C. Brinneman household, 1940, Huntington County, Indiana

Located the 1940 census of the Chris C. Brinneman household in Huntington County, Indiana.  Chris' wife, Leota, was Eileen's 1st cousin 3 times removed.  Their common ancestors were Solomon Lewis and Margaret Rinehart.  Leota was the daughter of Levi Arnold and Amanda Lewis.

1940 U.S. census, Huntington County, Indiana, population schedule, Jefferson Township, enumeration district (ED) 35-19, SD 5, sheet 12A, household 262, ; digital images, ( : accessed 25 December 2016); National Archives, Washington, D.C..
At the time of the enumeration, Chris and his wife were living in Jefferson Township.  Chris owned the home and it was valued at $700.  Chris was 59 years old and born in Indiana.  His wife, Leota, was 57 years old and born in Indiana.  In 1935, they were living in the same place.

The record shows that Chris and Leota had both completed the 8th grade in education.  Chris' occupation was listed as a farmer, and no occupation was listed for Leota.

If you have additional information or are connected to this family, I'd love to hear from you.

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