Monday, June 05, 2017

Gilbert Hahn household, 1940, Vanderburgh County, Indiana

Located the 1940 census record of the Gilbert Hahn household in Vanderburgh County, Indiana.  Gilbert was the husband of Corinne's maternal 1st cousin 3 times removed, Marjorie.  Their common ancestors were Miles Chivlare and Louisa Jane Boyer.  Gilbert was the son of William Hahn and Mary Wilsbacher.  Marjorie was the daughter of Sylvester Tillman Briody and Eva Mae Chivlare.

1940 U.S. census, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, population schedule, Evansville, enumeration district (ED) 93-70, SD 8, sheet 3B, 1441 North Fifth Avenue, household 66, ; digital images, ( : accessed 22 Janaury 2017); National Archives, Washington, D.C..
At the time of the enumeration, the family was living in the city of Evansville at 1441 North Fifth Avenue.  The census states that Gilbert was renting his home for $8 per month.  Gilbert was 29 years old and born in Indiana.  His wife, Marjorie, was 24 years old and born in Indiana.  Their residence in 1935 was rural Vanderburgh County, Indiana.

The record shows that Gilbert had completed the 8th grade and his occupation was a paint mixer at an electric manufacturing company.  His wife, Marjorie, had completed 3 years of high school and had no occupation listed.

Also living in the household was their son, James, aged 2, born in Indiana.

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

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