Mary Mae Thornton in the 1940 Census

Age 48, born abt 1892
Birthplace Georgia
Gender Female
Race White
Home in 1940
Continued Unnamed Road From Long Creek To John Witcher Farm
Wilkes, Georgia
Household Members   Age
Head Early L Thornton 57
Wife Mary Mae Thornton 48
Son Thomas Edgar Thornton 27
Daughter Mary Louise Thornton 17
Son John Edmond Thornton 12
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