Saturday, March 11, 2017

Ed J. Branch household, 1940, Warrick County, Indiana

Located the 1940 census record of the Ed J. Branch household in Warrick County, Indiana.  Ed's wife, Maud, was Corinne's first cousin 3 times removed.  Their common ancestors were Miles Chivlare and Louisa Jane Boyer.  Maud's parents were Isaac C. Chivlare and Florence Followay.  Ed's parents were James R. Branch and Sarah Barnett.

1940 U.S. census, Warrick County, Indiana, population schedule, Ohio Township, enumeration district (ED) 87-16, SD 8, sheet 7B, Old Boonville Road, household 141, ; digital images, ( : accessed 21 January 2017); National Archives, Washington, D.C..

At the time of the enumeration, Ed and his wife were living in Ohio Township, Warrick County, Indiana.  The census states that Ed owned his home and the value was $650 and it was not a farm.  Ed was 51 years old and born in Indiana.  His wife, Maud, was 46 years old and born in Kentucky. Their residence in 1935 was rural Warrick County, Indiana.

The record shows that Ed and Maud had both completed the 8th grade in education. Ed's occupation was listed as a farm laborer, and Maud's occupation was listed as a presser in a garmet factory.

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


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