Monday, April 24, 2017

Guy Bigley household, 1940, Marshall County, Indiana

Located the 1940 census record of the Guy Bigley household in Marshall County, Indiana.  Guy was Eileen's maternal 2nd cousin 3 times removed.  Their common ancestors were Daniel Fisher and Susannah Reeves.  Guy's parents were Thomas Jefferson Bigley and Sarah Jane Benedict.

1940 U.S. census, Marshall County, Indiana, population schedule, Union Township, enumeration district (ED) 50-18, SD 9, sheet 17A, household 342, ; digital images, ( : accessed 17 January 2017); National Archives, Washington, D.C..
At the time of the enumeration, the family was living in Union Township. The census states that Guy owned his home and that its value was $1800 and it was a farm.  Guy was 63 years old and born in Indiana.  His wife, Mable A., was 54 years old and born in Indiana.  Their residence in 1935 was the same place.

The record shows that Guy had completed 4 years of college and his occupation was a farmer.  His wife, Eva, had completed 3 years of high and had no occupation listed.

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

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