Sara Dewell in the 1940 Census

Age 30, born abt 1910
Birthplace District of Columbia
Gender Female
Race White
Home in 1940
Jefferson, Iowa
Household Members   Age
Head Dwight Dewell 32
Wife Sara Dewell 30
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