Erie County (PA) Genealogy

1930 Census - Salvation Army Home

Contributed by Barb Seyler


The information below was obtained from the 1930 Federal Census for Erie County. It is believed to be one of the first extracts posted from the 1930 Federal Census which was released to the public at 12:01AM, April 1, 2002. Many thanks go to Barb Seyler for taking the time to provide this extract. Please contact Barb Seyler directly with any comments, ommissions, corrections, etc.


1930 FEDERAL CENSUS - 14 APRIL 1930

Erie, Erie County, PA

SALVATION ARMY INDUSTRIAL HOME

3rd Ward, Erie, PA

"Note: Hofmann, Peter J., Captain is in charge of the home but does not live there. His home is at 1718 Poplar Street where he will be listed. The men are given board and room and employment and paid a little besides." By Mrs. Nelson Metcalf, Enumerator.)

GREEN, Milton; age 49; widow; born Scotland; father born Scotland; mother N. Ireland

Immigrated 1884; works as a cook at the home.

These are all listed as inmates:

KIECKLE, William; age 33; single; born Germany; parents born Germany

Immigrated 1923; employed as waste paper collector

ABEL, E. Ralph; age 40; married; born PA; parents born PA

employed as a cook

CHRISTENSEN, Peter; age 30; single; born Denmark; parents born Denmark

Immigrated 1923; employed as upholsterer

DAVIS, John; age 30; single; born PA; parents born PA

employed as a paper collector

CARLSON, Edward; age 50; single; born PA; parents born Sweden

employed as cabinet maker and furniture fixer

HAMLIN, Floyd; age 29; divorced; born PA; parents born PA

employed as a mill worker doing odd jobs

SUCETON*, Howard; age 63; single; born CT; father born NJ; mother born NY

employed as a general laborer

HINSPETER, Herman; age 46; single; born PA; parents born Germany

employed as a painter

ECOFF, William; age 65; single; born DE; father born OH; mother born DE

employed as a paper collector

AREVES*, Harry; age 55; widow; born NY; parents born Germany

employed as a clerk

VITSON*, Everett; age 52; single; born PA; parents born PA

employed baling paper

URSENA*, Peter; age 60; widow; born MA; parents born N. Ireland

employed as a laborer

KENANY, LEV; age 23; single; born OH; parents born N. Ireland

employed as a laborer

MASKIN, Karl; age 24; single; born OH; parents born N. Ireland

employed collecting paper

CAHILL, William; age 30; single; born RI; father born N. Ireland; mother b NY

employed collecting paper

THOM, Frank H.; age 28; married; born NY; parents born Germany

employed as a chauffuer

LeBREEN, Albert; age 34; single; born NH; father born France; mother born F. Canada

employed collecting paper

*Name unreadable.

End of entry.


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