Source Citations for Merle L. Carnes

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Source Citations

census-us-1910-ps-ks-sedgwick-86-6a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Sedgwick County, Gypsum Township, enumeration district 86, sheet 6A (form/penned) or page 74A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) ⟩ "Kansas ⟩ Sedgwick ⟩ Gypsum ⟩ District 0086" image 11; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 455 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1374468]

census-us-1920-ps-ks-sedgwick-160-4b: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Sedgwick County, Wichita Ward 6, enumeration district 160, sheet 4B (form); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Feb 2021) ⟩ "Kansas ⟩ Sedgwick ⟩ Wichita Ward 6 ⟩ District 0160" image 8; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 549 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

census-us-1940-ps-ks-sedgwick-9b-3b: 1940 U.S. Census, population schedule, Kansas, Sedgwick County, Wichita (City, Ward 1), enumeration district 107-9-B, sheet 3B; 1940 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 12 May 2021) "⟩ Kansas ⟩ Sedgwick ⟩ Wichita ⟩ 107-9B" image 6; citing “Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA microfilm publication T627, roll 1271 (of 4643), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 5449176, image 297]

obituary-merle-carnes-1975: Obituary for Merle L. Carnes (1975); “Merle L. Carnes,” Newspapers.com (https://www.newspapers.com: accessed 24 Apr 2021), image “United States of America ⟩ Kansas ⟩ Wichita ⟩ The Wichita Eagle ⟩ 1975 ⟩ 12 ⟩ 14” page 32; citing “The Wichita Eagle and Wichita Beacon (Wichita, Kansas), 14 Dec 1975 (Sunday), page 6C, column 1”

research-a-spear-family-history: {private} Engelmann, A Spear Family History, privately printed 1988, updated 2002, 2005; privately held

research-social-security-death-index: Social Security Death Index, Master File; Social Security Administration; Washington D.C., USA [available from many sources]

Source Reference Details

Name Details

census-us-1910-ps-ks-sedgwick-86-6a:

Reference Detail: Line 46, dwelling (missing)

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Merl Carnes).

census-us-1920-ps-ks-sedgwick-160-4b:

Reference Detail: Line 63, dwelling 82

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Merle Carnes).

census-us-1940-ps-ks-sedgwick-9b-3b:

Reference Detail: Line 57, household 66

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Merle Karnes).

obituary-merle-carnes-1975:

Comment Detail: Source includes name (Merle L. Carnes).

Birth Details

census-us-1910-ps-ks-sedgwick-86-6a:

Reference Detail: Line 46, dwelling (missing)

Comment Detail: Source includes age (2) and location (Kansas). Using his age and the official census date of 15 Apr 1910 gives a birth date range from 16 Apr 1907 to 15 Apr 1908.

census-us-1920-ps-ks-sedgwick-160-4b:

Reference Detail: Line 63, dwelling 82

Comment Detail: Source includes age (12) and location (Kansas). Using his age and the official census date of 1 Jan 1920 gives a birth date range from 2 Jan 1907 to 1 Jan 1908.

census-us-1940-ps-ks-sedgwick-9b-3b:

Reference Detail: Line 57, household 66

Comment Detail: Source includes age (32) and location (Kansas). Using his age and the official census date of 1 Apr 1940 gives a birth date range from 2 Apr 1907 to 1 Apr 1908.

obituary-merle-carnes-1975:

Comment Detail: Source includes age (68). Using his age and his date of death of 13 Dec 1975 (the Saturday before the publication day of Sunday) gives a birth date range from 14 Dec 1906 to 13 Dec 1907.

Death Details

obituary-merle-carnes-1975:

Comment Detail: Source includes date (13 Dec 1975 [the Saturday before the publication day of Sunday]).

Father Details

census-us-1920-ps-ks-sedgwick-160-4b:

Reference Detail: Lines 59,63, dwelling 82

Comment Detail: Source identifies Merle Carnes as a son of Lewis Carnes. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

census-us-1910-ps-ks-sedgwick-86-6a:

Reference Detail: Lines 40,46, dwelling (missing)

Comment Detail: Source identifies Merl Carnes as a son of Louis E. Carnes. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

Marriage Details

census-us-1940-ps-ks-sedgwick-9b-3b:

Reference Detail: Lines 57,58, household 66

Comment Detail: Source identifies Lucile Carnes as the wife of Merle Carnes.

Miscellaneous Facts Details “Events”

obituary-merle-carnes-1975:

Comment Detail: Source includes employer (The Wichita Eagle and Beacon) and implied location (Wichita, Kansas).

Miscellaneous Facts Details “Attributes”

census-us-1910-ps-ks-sedgwick-86-6a:

Reference Detail: Line 46, dwelling (missing)

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (15 Apr 1910) and location (Gypsum Township, County: Sedgwick, State: Kansas).

census-us-1920-ps-ks-sedgwick-160-4b:

Reference Detail: Line 63, dwelling 82

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (1 Jan 1920) and location (Wichita City, County: Sedgwick, State: Kansas).

obituary-merle-carnes-1975:

Comment Detail: Source includes occupation (classified advertising manager) and notes he was retired at the time of his death.

census-us-1940-ps-ks-sedgwick-9b-3b:

Reference Detail: Line 57, household 66

Comment Detail: Source includes 5 years before census date (April 1, 1935) and location ("Same Place" [Wichita City Ward 1, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA]).

census-us-1940-ps-ks-sedgwick-9b-3b:

Reference Detail: Line 57, household 66

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (April 1, 1940) and occupation (classified manager) and industry (newspaper).

census-us-1940-ps-ks-sedgwick-9b-3b:

Reference Detail: Line 57, household 66

Comment Detail: Source includes census date (April 1, 1940) and location (Wichita City Ward 1, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA).

Research Notes Details

obituary-merle-carnes-1975:

(no additional information)

research-a-spear-family-history:

(no additional information)

research-social-security-death-index:

Reference Detail: U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com)