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1930 CENSUS INDEX, Wisconsin, Waukesha County, Lisbon Township 

Compiled and Edited by Michael R. Reilly

Last Revised 03/03/2005

1930 Census lists 1105 individuals living in Town of Lisbon. It is identified as

District 14, not including the Village of Sussex. Sussex is listed as Enumeration District 37 
( has 11 pages of census images. To produce an index go to the 
1930 Census search page and enter: County - Waukesha, Town- Sussex) 

SURNAME INDEX:  Notes in ( ) added later
For specific name searches of this index, use the "Find" or "Search" feature of your 


1930 Census Trivia

Of the 1,104 Town of Lisbon residents, only 245 listed their birth place as Wisconsin.

The oldest Town residents were, Williamina Bohrmaan, age 86 and born in Germany, Stephen Hardiman, 84, Sarah A. Weaver, 82, Bertha L. Dessow, 82, Johanna Holz, 81, and Amelia Wileden, 81. The next oldest was age 79, there was no one older than 86.


     32 questions including 4 that were new (marked with an asterisk) for the 1930 census:

  • Street, avenue, road, etc.
  • House number
  • Number of dwelling house in order of visitation
  • Number of family in order of visitation
  • Name
  • Relationship of this person to the head of the family
  • Home owned or rented
  • Value of home, if owned, or monthly rental, if rented*
  • Radio set*
  • Does this family own a farm?
  • Sex
  • Color or race
  • Age at last birthday
  • Marital condition
  • Age at first marriage*
  • Attended school or college any time since Sept. 1, 1929
  • Whether able to read or write
  • Place of birth__person
  • Place of birth__father
  • Place of birth__mother
  • Language spoken in home before coming to the United States
  • Year of immigration into the United States
  • Naturalization
  • Whether able to speak English
  • Trade, profession, or particular kind of work done
  • Occupation industry or business
  • Class of worker
  • Employment
  • Veteran*

    Railroad workers living in the 1930 Sussex - Lisbon Area (unfortunately the railway they worked for isn't listed.)  Source 1930 Federal Census



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