Casefile Clues

06 March 2007

From Lawrence to Yogi Berra--1930 Census

baseball great Yogi Berra enumerated as Lawrence Berra with his parents in St. Louis. Search the 1930 census index for your ancestor at and remember that your ancestor's name in 1930 might not have been the name by which you knew him. Census takers occasionally use nicknames, but typically in 1930 that is not the case.