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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

1920 and 1930 Census Images for John William Dickens & Ella Mae Wilder

Spelling is as shown on the census record:

1920 US Census - Wilson, Wilson, North Carolina, pg 24A
All born in NC - parents born in NC
John Dickens, head, 20, married, house carpenter
Ella Dickens, wife, 14, married

Click on image to enlarge1930 US Census - Portsmouth, Portsmouth (Independent City), Virginia, pg 2A&B
Census taken 3 Apr 1930
All born in NC - parents born in NC
John W Dickens, head, 30, married at 20, building carpenter
Ella M Dickens, wife, 24, married at 14, sales agent - toilet goods
Villa L Dickens, daughter, 7
William E Dickens, son, 5
John D Dickens, son, 3
Ethel I Dickens, daughter, 11/12, born in Virginia

1 comment:

big8smiley said...

Thanks for posting these! I think they are very interesting. The crazy thing for me to think about is that someone was sitting there talking to them as they wrote down this information. I also didn't know that she married at 14! Or that she also did additional work out of the home. Pretty cool. :)