Sixteenth Census Population Schedule for Greensburg, Pennsylvania



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Sixteenth Census Population Schedule for Greensburg, Pennsylvania

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Census Population Schedule for Westmoreland


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The census population schedule for Greensburg, Pennsylvania, 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. A notable resident included in this record is First Lieutenant Frank Black Morgan (1920-1944). 1st Lt. Morgan was born in Greensburg on January 28, 1920, to Samuel Morgan and Edna Grace Morgan. Samuel Morgan was a first generation American of Northern Irish descent, working in the publishing industry as an editor and linotype operation. Edna Grace Morgan (née Black) was a native of Pennsylvania. 1st Lt. Morgan had two older brothers: Samuel Cree Morgan (1909-1990) and James Alexander Morgan (1912-1982). The Morgans owned a home on 17 Clopper Street in Greensburg, where 1st Lt. Morgan resided until he entered active service on April 27, 1942, out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at the age of 22. 1st Lt. Morgan trained at MacDuill Field, a U.S. Army Air Corps which would become MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, and then served with the 555th Bomber Squadron, a unit within the 386th Bomber Group. 1st Lt. Morgan served his country with distinction, earning an Air Medal with Eight Oak Leaf Clusters. He died on December 20, 1944, four days into the Ardennes Counteroffensive, also known as the Battle of the Bulge. His death is listed as non-battle related, suggesting that he may have been one of the many Martin B-26 Marauder crashes at takeoff or upon landing. 1st Lt. Morgan died just before the end of World War II at the age of 24. 1st Lt. Morgan is buried in Plot B, Row 39, Grave 46 at Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial in Dinozé, France. A second memorial was organized by his family is at Parker Presbyterian Cemetery in Parker, Pennsylvania.



Digital reproduction of original handwritten census record, April 15, 1940: Image Number 00188, Digital Folder Number 005456760, Affiliate Film Number 3630, Affiliate Publication Number T627, National Archives &
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Digital Folder Number 005456760, Affiliate Film Number 3630, Affiliate Publication Number T627, National Archives &
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"GRid=56374382" target="_blank">1Lt Frank B Morgan." Find A Grave.
"Headstone Inscription and Interment Record for First Lieutenant Frank B. Morgan." RICHES of Central Florida.
"GRid=58136219" target="_blank">Samuel Morgan." Find A Grave.
"Samuel Morgan, Jr." FamilySearch.
"Frank B Morgan." FamilySearch.
"Frank B Morgan." FamilySearch.
"WWII Army Casualties: Florida." National Archives.

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