Richard Elgin in the 1940 Census

Age 1, born abt 1939
Birthplace Illinois
Gender Male
Race White
Home in 1940
No Blocks, Street Names Or Numbers
Whiteside, Illinois
Household Members   Age
Head William Elgin 46
Wife Alveta Elgin 32
Daughter Betty Elgin 9
Daughter Patricia Elgin 7
Daughter Shirley Elgin 5
Daughter Marie Elgin 3
Son Richard Elgin 1
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