Fifteenth Census Population for Decantur, Macon County, Illinois, 1930

1930 Census Frieda Wond (Lambrecht).jpg

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Fifteenth Census Population for Decantur, Macon County, Illinois, 1930

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Census, 1930


Census--United States
Population--United States


The Fifteenth United States census records for Decantur, Illinois, for 1930. The Census divides the population by categories of
Name, age, sex, race, marital status, occupants and relation to head of house, whether the home is owned or rented, value of home or rent, whether home is a farm residence, whether the home has a radio, college attendance, literacy, birthplace and birthplace of parents, citizenship status, language spoken before coming to United States, year of immigration, occupation or business, class of worker, whether worked the previous day, military status, and war or expedition participated in.

A notable resident listed in this record is Frieda Lambrecht. Born on August 31, 1913, in Gelsencherkin, Germany, Lambrecht immigrated with her family to the United States in 1926, and naturalized in November 1929. She enlisted in the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) on February 24, 1945, and worked in Army general hospitals. In 1951, while still serving in the WAAC, she married Conrad Lambrecht, a Warrant Office in the United States Army. Lambrecht died on April 4, 1995, and is buried in the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell.

In 2017, the University of Central Florida was one of three universities selected to launch the National Cemetery Administration’s Veterans Legacy Program Project. The program engaged a team of scholars to make the life stories of veterans buried in the Florida National Cemetery available to the public. The project engages UCF students in research and writing and fosters collaboration between students, faculty and local Central Florida schools to produce interactive curriculum for k-12 students. The corresponding website exhibit uses RICHES Mosaic Interface to create a digital archive of related data. The public can use the project-developed augmented-reality app at more than 100 gravesites at the Florida National Cemetery, where they can access the UCF student-authored biographies of veterans.


Goodwin, Minnie


Digital reproduction of original census record by Minnie Goodwin, April 11, 1930.

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Originally created by Minnie Goodwin and the United States Census Bureau and published by the United States Census Bureau.

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External Reference

Abney, Barb. "VA Selects UCF Historians to Archive Stories of Deceased Veterans Veterans." UCF Today, March 13, 2017. Accessed August 9, 2017.
Anderson, Margo J. The American Census: A Social History. New Haven [u.a.]: Yale Univ. Press, 2015.


Goodwin, Minnie and United States Census Bureau, “Fifteenth Census Population for Decantur, Macon County, Illinois, 1930,” RICHES, accessed May 28, 2024,