Sixteenth Census Population Schedule for Tampa

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Sixteenth Census Population Schedule for Tampa

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Census Population Schedule for Tampa


Tampa (Fla.)
Population--United States


The census population schedule for Tampa, Florida in 1940. Individuals are identified by name, titles and terms, gender, age, marital status, race, relationship to head of household, birthplace, birth year, the last place of residence, and occupation. Notable residents listed in this record were Marion C. Fordham, Sr. (b. 1897) and Zerith Fordham (b. 1898), the parents of Marion C. Fordham, Jr. (d. 1944). On November 12, 1942, Fordham, Jr. enlisted in the U.S. Army, and then married Ann Yarbrough the following year. During World War II, Sgt. Fordham fought in the 397th Infantry Division of the 100th Infantry Regiment. He died near the town of Baccarat, France, at the foot of the Vosges mountains on November 12, 1944. Sgt. Fordham received the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy and is currently buried at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial in Dinozé, France.


McMartin, Irene Jones


Digital reproduction of original census record by Irene Jones McMartin, April 25, 1940: Image Number 0078400784, Digital Folder Number 005449624, Affiliate Film Number 633, Affiliate Publication Number T627, National Archives &amp
Records Administration, Washington, D.C.

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Digital Folder Number 005449624, Affiliate Film Number 633, Affiliate Publication Number T627, National Archives &amp
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Epinal American Cemetery Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

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Southview Avenue, Tampa, Florida

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Originally created by Irene Jones McMartin and published by the Bureau of the Census.

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Epinal Cemetery Project


Carnes, Casey M.
Cepero, Laura

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"<a href="
GRid=56372388" target="_blank">Sgt Marion C Fordham, Jr." Find A Grave.
"James Hutton." FamilySearch.
"M C Fordham Junior." FamilySearch.



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