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  • ID: I794763
  • Name: Benjamin Henry GEER 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: MAR 1866 in Kansas
  • Death: AFT 1930

    Father: James H. GEER b: 16 FEB 1833 in Indiana
    Mother: Hester A. COLLINS b: 18 SEP 1837 in Ohio

    Marriage 1 Laura Jane ARCHER b: ABT 1861 in Missouri

      1. Title: 1930 U. S. Federal Census
        Note: Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fifteenth Census of the United States, 1930. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930. T626, 2,667 rolls.

        The following questions were asked by enumerators for all states and territories excepting Alaska: Name of street, avenue road, etc.; house number; number of dwelling in order of visitation; number of family in order of visitation; name of each person whose place of abode was with the family; relationship of person enumerated to the head of the family; whether home owned or rented; value of home if owned; if rented, monthly rental; whether family owned a radio set; whether family owned a farm; sex; color or race; age at last birthday; whether single, married, widowed, or divorced; age at first marriage; whether attended school or college any time since 1 September 1929; whether able to read or write; person's place of birth; father's place of birth; mother's place of birth; language spoken in home before immigration; year of immigration to United States; whether naturalized or alien; whether able to speak English; trade, profession, or particular kind of work done; industry, business, or establishment in which at work; whether employer, salary or wage worker, or working on own account; whether actually at work the previous work day; if not, line number on unemployment schedule (which no longer exist); whether veteran of U.S. military or naval forces, if yes, which war or expedition; number on farm schedule. Note, the Alaskan schedule contained fewer questions and that the microfilm images may have defects that affect legibility. The original schedules have been destroyed.
        [researched by Samuel Taylor Geer]
        Note: Begun April 2, 1930, although the official start date was April 1, 1930 with the exception of Alaska, where the official start date was October 1, 1929; researched by Samuel Taylor Geer
        Media: Official Document
        Text: [database on-line], (Provo, UT: Operations Inc, 2002), Census Place: Kansas City, Jackson Co., MO; Roll: 1194; p. 13A; Enumeration District: 42; Image: 303.0; FHL microfilm: 2340929
      2. Title: 1920 U. S. Federal Census
        Note: The 1920 Census asks fewer questions than the 1910. A number is assigned to all dwellings and families. The county and town are given, as well as street, house number and family visit number. Personal information is listed for each individual who resided in each dwelling on January 1, 1920. Questions include: name, sex, color or race, age, place of birth, marital status, relationship to head of household; occupation, whether employer, salary worker or working on own account; year of immigrtation to U.S., naturalized or alien, and year of naturalization; place of birth of mother and father. Questions about language are asked: mother tongue of individual and his parents; whether can speak English.
        Name of street/avenue/road - house number or farm
        # of dwelling in order of visitation
        # of family in order of visitation
        Name of each person in household.
        Relationship to head of household
        Home owned or rented home - free or mortgaged
        Color or race
        Age at last birthday
        Marital status
        Year of immigration
        Whether naturalized or alien
        If naturalized, year of naturalization
        attend school at any time since 1 Sept 1919
        able to read able to write
        Place of birth
        fathers place of birth
        fathers mother tongue language
        mothers place of birth
        mothers tongue language
        Could speak English?
        trade, or profession or particular type of work done
        whether employer, salary, or wage worker, or working on own account
        [researched by Samuel Taylor Geer]
        Note: Taken: 1 January 1920 (Completion within 30 days); researched by Samuel Taylor Geer
        Media: Official Document
        Text: [database on-line], (Provo, UT: Operations Inc, 2010), Census Place: Wichita Ward 4, Sedgwick, Kansas; Roll: T625_550; p. 11B; Enumeration District: 143; Image: 47

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