Is there a way to search for 1935 inferred residence from the 1940 census?

What does inferred mean on a census?

Inferred means the parent or parents to that child. Most cases it’s the parents unless the slaves owner rapped the woman and disowned the child for the woman boyfriend/husband to raise his own.

What happened to the 1940 census?

The National Archives released the 1940 census to the public on April 2, 2012 after a mandatory 72-year waiting period. This website, designed and hosted by, provides access to digital images of the census – more than 3.8 million pages.

How do you read old census?

Quote from video: United States federal census record click the double arrows below and on the right side of the image to expand the image window. Click on the zoom in link until you can easily read the document.

What is the latest census available?

Because of a 72-year restriction on access to the Census, the most recent year available is 1950. The 1950 Census was released on April 1, 2022. The National Archives has the census schedules available from 1790 to 1950, and most have now been digitized by our digitization partners.

What is inferred single?

Inferred Single – the marital status of Married or Single cannot be determined from a source and there is only one name in the household, then the marital status is set to B “Inferred Single”.

What does inferred mean?

infer implies arriving at a conclusion by reasoning from evidence; if the evidence is slight, the term comes close to surmise. from that remark, I inferred that they knew each other deduce often adds to infer the special implication of drawing a particular inference from a generalization.

Can you search the 1940 census by address?

It is available for online searching free of charge at or Population Schedules for the 1940 Census. In order to locate someone, it may be helpful to know his or her address and the Census enumeration district in which that address was located.

Why can’ti find someone in the 1940 census?

Don’t know where the person you’re searching for lived in 1940? You must have a location or enumeration district number to begin a 1940 census search since there is no name index available. If you don’t have either of these we recommend searching for the person in the 1930 census first.

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