Category Archives: 1940 U.S. Census Community Project

Surname Saturday and the 1940 Census meet!

As many of you know I have been part of the large team that is busy indexing the 1940 Census. I indexed  a few pages in the Oregon census. There I ran across who I thought might be a cousin, … Continue reading

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Oh Where Oh Where can my Nana be in 1940?

The question posed was; Have you found your family in the 1940 Census? Indeed, I found my mother and her parents and two sibling in the 1940 Census. I thought the task of finding them would be daunting,this family lived … Continue reading

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To Index or Not to Index- to borrow a phrase

Okay, you say what is the fuss? Maybe you are thinking to yourself, what a daunting task indexing the 1940 census is. The fuss, genealogical speaking, is that we will shortly have a look into our own grandparents and parents lives. The … Continue reading

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1940s Transportation, Science & Technology/Willow Run and Rosie

I though long and hard what to present when writing about Transportation and Science and Technology that would be found in 1940. I could have talked about the great vehicles  built in 1940. GM, Ford, Hudson, Nash and many other automobile … Continue reading

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What Happened the Year the Class of 1958 Was Born ?

I am sure the class of  1958 had its dreams, just like “The Class of  57″* Let’s look and see what their parents were dreaming or worrying about besides there little bundles of joy that would be making their appearances sometime … Continue reading

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