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1910 US Federal Census Data Rumford
Data extracted by Sam Kissen (2017)

Name with link to DMJ bioAddressRelation to headServant/Boarder?own/rent, valuebirthyearageAge at 1st Marrstudentliterate?POB personPOB fatherPOB mothermother tongueYOInat/alienoccupationindustrycodeclassEmployed?enum. distAncestry pg#
Charles Israelson East 6 AvenueHead  abt 185852 noyesGermanyGermanyGermany 1878naturalizedretail merchantclothing store Eyes020571
Bessie Israelson East 6 Avenuewife  abt 186446 noyesVermontGermanyGermany          
Bertha Israelson East 6 Avenuedaughter  abt 188624 noyesNew HampshireGermanyVermont   cashierclothing store Wyes  
Philip Israelson East 6 Avenueson  abt 188822 noyesNew HampshireGermanyVermont   salesmanclothing store Wyes  
Hattie Israelson East 6 Avenuedaughter  abt 189020 noyesMichiganGermanyVermont   cashierclothing store Wyes  
David Minsberg East 6 Avenue boarder abt 183773 noyesGermanyGermanyGermany          
Annie Oleson East 6 Avenue servant abt 188624 noyesNew HampshireNorwayNorway   House maidprivate family Wyes  
Morris Marx1 FranklinHead  abt 186050 noyesGermanyGermanyGermany 1881naturalizedretail merchantdepartment store Eyes020552
Caroline Marx1 Franklindaughter  abt 189416 yesyesNew HampshireGermanyGermany          
Philip Marx1 Franklinson  abt 189911 yesyesMaineGermanyGermany          
Leopold Shoenauer1 Franklinbrother-in-law  abt 187337 yesyesGermanyGermanyGermany 1890naturalizedbookeeperbag mill Wyes  
Hannah Shoenauer1 Franklinsister-in-law  abt 186545 noyesGermanyGermanyGermany 1888        
Olof Oleson1 Franklin boarder abt 187535 noyesMaineSwedenSweden   insurancepaper mill Wyes  
John Hagarty1 Franklin boarder abt 189218 noyesMaineMaineWales 1887naturalizedstenographerbag mill Wyes  
Harry Marx5 FranklinHead  abt 187238 noyesGermanyGermanyGermany 1883 retail merchantclothing store Eyes020552
Bella Marx5 Franklinwife  abt 186347 noyesGermanyGermanyGermany          
James Moody5 Franklin lodger abt 188426 noyesMaineMaineMaine   stenographerbag mill Wyes  
Rosie Hawkinson5 Franklin servant abt 188723 noyesNorwayNorwayNorway 1908 house maidprivate family Wyes  
William McCabe5 Franklin lodger abt 188129 noyesCanadaCanadaCanada 1900naturalizedchaffergroceries Wyes  
Salomon Steinfeld11 FranklinHead  abt 185159 noyesGermanyGermanyGermany 1885naturalizedretail merchantclothing store Eyes020554
Yetta Steinfeld11 Franklinwife  abt 185357 noyesGermanyGermanyGermany 1885        
Mark Steinfeld11 Franklinson  abt 187733 noyesGermanyGermanyGermany 1885naturalizedsalesmanclothing store Wyes  
Minnie Steinfeld11 Franklindaughter  abt 188129 noyesGermanyGermanyGermany 1885 salesladymachinery store Wyes  
Rose Steinfeld11 Franklindaughter  abt 188822 noyesNew HampshireGermanyGermany   stenographerpaper mill Wyes  
Lucy Jones11 Franklin servant abt 188525 noyesMaineMaineMaine   house maidprivate family Wyes  
George Routh11 Franklin boarder abt 186347 noyesMaineMaineMaine   engineerpaper mill Wyes  
Clara Strasburg121 Washington StreetHead  abt 186446 noyesGermanyGermanyGermany 1886        
Fred Strasburg121 Washington Streetson  abt 189119 yesyesNew YorkGermanyGermany   Machinistbag mill Wno020549
Louise Strasburg121 Washington Streetdaughter  abt 189515 yesyesNew YorkGermanyGermany          
Carl Strasburg121 Washington Streetson  abt 189911 yesyesNew YorkGermanyGermany          
Harry Arenstein89 Congress StreetHead  abt 188327 noyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1902alientailorown shop Eyes0205119
Anna Arenstein89 Congress Streetwife  abt 188525 noyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1904        
Jacobe Arenstein89 Congress Streetson  abt 19073 nonoMaineRussiaRussia          
Bessie Arenstein89 Congress Streetdaughter  abt 19082 nonoMaineRussiaRussia          
Bertha Arenstein89 Congress Streetdaughter  abt 1909.840.16 nonoMaineRussiaRussia          
Louis Asikoff123 York StreetHead  abt 187931 noyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1903alienshoemakerown shop Eyes020542
Ida Asikoff123 York Streetwife  abt 188624 noyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1904        
Myer Asikoff123 York Streetson  abt 19064 nonoMaineRussiaRussia          
Max Asikoff123 York Streetson  abt 19082 nonoMaineRussiaRussia          
Louis Cohen8 River StreetHead  abt 187733 noyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1896alienownerbottling shop Eyes0205103
Bertha Cohen8 River Streetwife  abt 187733 noyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1899        
Harry Cohen8 River Streetson  abt 189713 yesyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1899        
Dorothy Cohen8 River Streetdaughter  abt 19019 yesnoMaineRussiaRussia          
Casper Cohen8 River Streetson  abt 19028 yesnoMaineRussiaRussia          
Jennie Cohen8 River Streetdaughter  abt 19055 yesnoMaineRussiaRussia          
Abraham Cohen8 River Streetson  abt 189218 noyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1907alienWagon driverbees wagon Wyes  
Joseph Chase18 River StreetHead  abt 187832 noyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1904alienpeddlerpeddling Wyes0205103
Stella Chase18 River Streetwife  abt 188228 noyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1904        
Blanch Chase18 River Streetdaughter  abt 190010 yesyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1904        
Ida Chase18 River Streetdaughter  abt 19055 nonoMaineRussiaRussia          
Eva Chase18 River Streetdaughter  abt 19082 nonoMaineRussiaRussia          
Rose Chase18 River Streetdaughter  abt 1909.420.58 nonoMaineRussiaRussia          
Dorothy Klein18 River Streetsister-in-law  abt 189317 noyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1904 salesladydry goods shop Wyes  
Ida Klein18 River Streetsister-in-law  abt 189911 yesyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1904        
Max Greenberg Congress StreetHead  abt 187931 noyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1893alienshoemakershoemaker shop Eyes0205110
Rebecca Greenberg Congress Streetwife  abt 188030 noyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1905        
Annie Greenberg Congress Streetdaughter  abt 19082 noyesMaineRussiaRussia          
Sarah Greenberg Congress Streetdaughter  abt 1909.50.5 noyesMaineRussiaRussia          
Sarah Coblentz Congress Streetmother-in-law  abt 183872 nonoRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1905        
Harris Coblentz89 Congress StreetHead  abt 187931 noyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1903paperslaborerpaper mill Wyes0205110
Bessie Coblentz89 Congress Streetwife  abt 188525 noyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1900        
Abraham Coblentz89 Congress Streetson  abt 19073 nonoMassachusettsRussiaRussia          
Jenny Coblentz89 Congress Streetdaughter  abt 1909.50.5 nonoMaineRussiaRussia          
Lena Felt89 Congress Streetsister-in-law  abt 187337 noyesMaineMaineMaine   stenographerrailroad office Wyes  
Frank Landry  boarder abt 187337 noyesCanadaCanadaCanada 1900naturalizedbarberbarber shop Wyes  
William Thomas  boarder abt 188426 noyesMaineMaineMaine   barberbarber shop Eyes  
Joseph Lehman222 FranklinHead  abt 187832 noyesLithuaniaLithuaniaLithuaniaLithuanian1905alienlaborerodd jobs Wyes020558
Rosa Lehman222 Franklinwife  abt 188525 noyesLithuaniaLithuaniaLithuaniaLithuanian1905        
Bernard Lehman222 Franklinson  abt 19082 nonoMaineLithuaniaLithuania          
Alton Lehman222 Franklinson  abt 1909.920.08 nonoMaineLithuaniaLithuania          
John Grousis  boarder abt 188228 noyesLithuaniaLithuaniaLithuania 1904alienfiremanpaper mill Wyes  
Jacob Singer226 Pine StreetHead  abt 188228 noyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1898papersretail merchantdry goods shop Eyes020570
Fannie Singer226 Pine Streetwife  abt 188723 noyesRussiaRussiaRussiaYiddish1888 salesladydry goods shop Wyes  
Maurice Singer226 Pine Streetson  abt 19064 noyesMaineRussiaRussia          
Pauline Singer226 Pine Streetdaughter  abt 19073 noyesMaineRussiaRussia          

Methodological notes :

This data was culled from the original U.S. census manuscripts, as found on
Jews are understood to constitute an ethnic group of Eastern and Central European origin characterized by common names and occupational pursuits, as well as a distinctive language.
This definition lends itself well to analysis of the data preserved in census records.
Two primary methods were used to identify Jews:
1. Individuals born abroad whose mother tongue is "Yiddish," "Jewish," or "Hebrew" were automatically included in the spreadsheet, as were all members of their families.
2. For individuals born abroad whose mother tongue was another Eastern or Central European language (e.g., Russian, Polish, German), or individuals born in the U.S. with one or more parents from Eastern or Central Europe, we examined surnames, given names within a household, and occupations in light of common Jewish characteristics. This method of analysis is, of course, subject to inaccuracy, as we may have excluded Jews with uncommon names or occupations or included non-Jews whose characteristics appear Jewish. Individuals listed with the annotation "nj?" in the far right-hand column are those whose Jewish ancestry is plausible but questionable.
This method of analysis easily misses Jewish households whose members' parents were all born in the United States. In 1930 Maine, however, such households were quite rare. Special efforts were made to identify households of this nature in Portland, where they constituted less than 1% of identified Jewish households.
All members of a household containing a Jew are included in the spreadsheet, with the exception of Jewish lodgers and servants, who are listed individually. Household members who are evidently not Jewish (such as non-Jewish servants and some spouses or in-laws) are listed with the annotation "nj."
Information on place of birth
Some people replied with the name of the place when they left; others replied with the name of place when the census was taken; in other cases it just seems that it was easier for the census taker to write ‘Russia’ rather than Lithuania, Ukraine or other unfamiliar country names.
And there is another reason to be skeptical of the accuracy of the place of birth information. Immigrants from the Pale had a very justified fear of the Russian and often local governments. One way to manage this reality was to tell government representatives what they expected they wanted to hear or what they thought would bring them the least trouble. This may well explain why a number of family members, who were clearly from Eastern Europe, may have answered ‘Maine’ or ‘New York’.

Last Updated : Jan 2 , 2021