Twelfth Census of the United States (1900)

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Census Information for Benjamin Peterson

Census header

Supervisor's District No: 1 State: Illinois
Enumeration District No: 1112 County: Cook
Sheet No: 11A | (Original) Name of City: Chicago City Institution: X
Enumerator: Rein van der Meulen Township: Hyde Park Township
Date: June 7, 1900 Ward: 34th
Line Number: 28
Number of dwelling-house
in order of visitation:
102
Number of family
in order of visitation:
197
Also resident:

Identification

Name:   Peterson, Benjamin
Soundex values:   P362

Soundex is a method for indexing names by sound as pronounced in English, attempting to match names despite minor differences in spelling.

Birth date  
Age in 1900   Age: 26
Marital status:   Single
Years Married:  
Race & gender   White Male
Children:  
Children (living):  
Address:   724 Ericsson

Education

Read?   yes
Write?   yes
Months in school:  
Speak English?   yes

Occupation

Occupation:   Laborer
Department & employer:   Union Foundry
Months unemployed:  
Original census entry:  

Occupation entries in this data set were standardized and translated to conform to Department of Labor categories. Here is the original census entry.

Laborer Union Foundry

Nativity, Citizenship, & Immigration

Born in:  

Nativity entries in this data set were standardized and translated to official names of countries. The original census entries are included in brackets.

Kingdom of Sweden [Sweden]
Father's place of birth:   Kingdom of Sweden [Sweden]
Mother's place of birth:   Kingdom of Sweden [Sweden]
Year of immigration:   1889
Years in the U.S.:   11
Citizen?   na
Ship, if known:  

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