I am only commenting on the wording of the original statement: "A cousin's grandfather listed Russia as his country of origin, but German as his language on the 1910 census. His wife listed Yiddish as her language...."toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
and on reason A below.
In 1910 the census taker came to the door and questioned a responsible person . The likely person in this case was his wife. Not until 1960 did mail-out forms become the primary method of data collection.
On 12/31/2020 12:50 PM, pathetiq1@... wrote: