LIPA Family in 1910 U.S. Census Thursday, Sep 28 2006 

Szymon LIPA’s family appeared in the 1910 U.S. Census although their surname was misspelled. For accuracy sake, I’ll record here the entry as it appeared in the actual census record. According to the census record, we know they resided in the state of Michigan, county of Wayne, city of Detroit, enumeration district number 41, ward number 3, on Superior Street, in house #57 on the 26th day of April, 1910.

From this record we also get the following information:

Name of each person whose place of abode on April 15, 1910 was in this family.

  1. Leaper, Simon, head of household, male, white, age 65, married 30 years, born in Austria/Poland, mother and father born in Austria/Poland, immigrated in 1881, was naturalized, able to speak English, occupation listed was “none”, he indicated that he was able to read and write, he owned his own home free and clear.
  2. Leaper, Louise, wife, female, white, age 52, married 30 years, gave birth to 12 children 9 of which were still living, born in Austria/Poland, mother and father born in Austria/Poland, immigrated in 1881, spoke English, no occupation, was able to read and write.
  3. Leaper, Annie, daughter, female, white, age 18, single, born in Michigan, mother and father born in Austria/Poland, spoke English, occupation was weaver for clothing maker, was not out of work currently or in 1909, was able to read and write, did not attend school in 1909.
  4. Leaper, Michael, son, male, white, age 16, single, born in Michigan, mother and father born in Austria/Poland, spoke English, occupation was pressing for a tailor company, was not out of work currently or in 1909, was able to read and write, did not attend school in 1909.
  5. Leaper, Josephine, daughter, female, white, age 14, born in Michigan, mother and father born in Austria/Poland, spoke English, no occupation given, was able to read and write, did not attend school in 1909.
  6. Leaper, Frank, son, male, white, age 11, born in Michigan, mother and father born in Austria/Poland, spoke English, was able to read and write, did attend school in 1909.
  7. Leaper, William, son, male, white, age 9, born in Michigan, mother and father born in Austria/Poland, spoke English, was able to read and write, did attend school in 1909.

***Also of interest: Simon and Louise’s daughter Mary Lipa Dubiel and her family lived on the same street at #52 Superior Street.

LIPA Family in 1900 U.S. Census Thursday, Sep 28 2006 

Szymon LIPA’s family appeared in the 1900 Census. According the census record, we know they resided in the state of Michigan, county of Wayne, city of Detroit, enumeration district number 30, ward number 3, on Superior Street, in house #57 on the 15th day of June, 1900.

Further information from this record:
Persons whose place of abode on June 1, 1900 was in this family:

  1. Lipa, Szymon, head of household, white, male, born Oct. 1847, age 55, married 24 years, born in Austria/Poland, mother and father born in Austria/Poland, year of immigration was 1881, number of years in the U.S. was 19, was naturalized, occupation was day laborer, months not employed was 6, there was no mention of his attending school, he indicated he could read and write and speak English, he owned his home free and clear.
  2. Lipa, Ludwika, wife, white, female, born July 1858, age 41, married 24 years, mother of 11 children, 8 of whom were still living, born in Austria/Poland, mother and father born in Austria/Poland, year of immigration was 1881, number of years in the U.S. was 19, not naturalized, no occupation, no mention of her attending school, she indicated that she could read, write, and speak English.
  3. Lipa, Katherine, daughter, white, female, born October 1879, age 20, single, born in Austria/Poland, mother and father born in Austria/Poland, year of immigration was 1881, number of years in the U.S. was 19, not naturalized, occupation was tobacco packer, no mention of her attending school, she indicated that she could read, write, and speak English.
  4. Lipa, Sophia, daughter, white, female, born November 1887, age 12, single, born in Michigan, mother and father were born in Austria/Poland, attended school 9 months.
  5. Lipa, Karolina, daughter, white, famale, born July 1889, age 10, single, born in Michigan, mother and father were born in Austria/Poland, attended school 9 months.
  6. Lipa, Annie, daughter, white, female, born June 1891, age 8, single, born in Michigan, mother and father were born in Austria/Poland, attended school 9 months.
  7. Lipa, Michael, son, white, male, born July 1893, age 6, single, born in Michigan, mother and father were born in Austria/Poland, attended school 9 months.
  8. Lipa, Josephine, daughter, white, female, born January 1896, age 4, single, born in Michigan, mother and father were born in Austria/Poland.
  9. Lipa, Frank, son, white, male, born December 1898, age 1, single, born in Michigan, mother and father were born in Austria/Poland.
  10. Mordenski, John, boarder, white, male, born August 1871, age 28, single, born in Austria/Poland, mother and father born in Austria/Poland, immigrated in 1890, number of years in the U.S. was 10, not naturalized, occupation was moulder, 0 months not employed, no mention of attending school, he indicated that he could read, write, and speak English.