Category: Willshire

Willshire-1950 U.S. Census, part 3

Today, the conclusion of my transcription of the 1950 census in the village of Willshire, the final third households in the town. And there are more surprises. And more interesting information.

Willshire-1950 U.S. Census, part 2

Today is a continuation of my transcription of the village of Willshire as recorded in the 1950 U.S. Census. The 1950 census was released for public view on 1 April 2022.

Willshire Village-A 1950 Census Test Area

The 1950 U.S. Census was released for public view on 1 April 2022. As I looked through the 1950 census it didn’t take me long to see that the census pages for the village of Willshire look a whole lot different than the pages of the other communities.

Advertisers in Willshire’s 1950 Willow

Last week it was interesting to see who advertised in Willshire School’s 1948 Willow, the school’s first yearbook. This week I am featuring local advertisers from the 1950 Willow.

Advertisers in Willshire’s 1948 Willow

After spending time looking at occupations and businesses in the village of Willshire in 1880, I am leaving the 19th century and fast-forwarding about 70 years, to look at some Willshire businesses in the mid-1900s. But instead of using census records I am using the advertisers in Willshire’s yearbook, the Willow.