Sunday, November 25, 2012

Edward Scahill - St. Louis, Missouri - 1940 U.S. Census - The Sixteenth U.S. Census

The Sixteenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7.3 percent over the 1930 population of 123,202,624 persons. The census date of record was April 1, 1940. A number of new questions were asked including where people were 5 years before, highest educational grade achieved, and information about wages. This census introduced sampling techniques; one in 20 people were asked additional questions on the census form. Other innovations included a field test of the census in 1939.

General information about the 1940 U.S. census.

Link to a blank 1940 U.S. Census Form

Link to additional information at

Name: Edward Scahill

Relationship to Head Of Family: Roomer

Occupation:  Coal Weigher, City Yards

Age:  72

City/Village: St. Louis

County:  None given

State: Missouri

Ward Of City:  25

Spouse: None given

Children:  None given

 Allan Scahill

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