Monday, June 19, 2017

Henry C. Peterson household, 1940, Delaware County, Indiana

Located the 1940 census record of the Henry C. Peterson household in Delaware County, Indiana.  Henry was the father of Eileen's stepfather, Billy J. Peterson.  Henry's wife was the former Opal Vida Cuzzort.

1940 U.S. census, Delaware County, Indiana, population schedule, Ward 4, Muncie, enumeration district (ED) 18-23, SD 10, sheet 7A, 421 North Calvert, household 123, ; digital images, ( : accessed 23 February 2017); National Archives, Washington, D.C..
At the time of the enumeration, the family was living in Muncie at 421 N. Calvert Street.  The census states that Henry was renting his home for $60 per month, and it was not a farm.  Henry was 54 years old and born in Indiana.  His wife, Opal V., was 52 years old and born in Indiana.  Their residence in 1935 was the same place.

The record shows that Henry had completed 2 years of college and was running a rooming & boarding house.  His wife, Opal, had completed 8th grade and was helping to run the rooming & boarding house.

Also living in the household was son, Billy J., age 18, born in Indiana who had completed 4 years of high school and had no occupation listed.

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

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