Sunday, July 8, 2012

1940 Census - Loretta LEEHIVE

Analysis: Loretta LEEHIVE, age 39, is found in the 1940 US Census enumerated on 3 April 1940 and living as a nun at the College of St. Vincent in Rye, Westchester County, New York.

Loretta is the daughter of Dennis LEEHIVE and is listed with others in the convent.

Important data points and questions/theories:

  • When did Loretta Leehive enter the novitiate and where?  When did she take her vows and in what order did she serve?

Source Type: Derivative
Clarity: Clear
Information: Primary
Evidence Type: Direct
Result: Positive

Name: Loretta Leehive
Age: 39
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1901
Gender: Female
Race: White
Birthplace: New York
Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Nun
Home in 1940: New York, Bronx, New York
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Street: North Of West 261st Street - Riverdale Avenue
Inferred Residence in 1935: Rye, Westchester, New York
Residence in 1935: Rye, Westchester, New York
Sheet Number: 1B

Source: 1940 United States Federal Census, Westchester County, New York, population schedule, Rye, Enumeration District 3-1212, p. 1B, institution, Loretta LEEHIVE; digital images, Ancestry ( accessed 8 July 2012); from National Archives microfilm T627, roll 2491.

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