Ruth Cavanah in the 1940 Census

Age 44, born abt 1896
Birthplace Kentucky
Gender Female
Race White
Home in 1940
Red Hill Road
Hopkins, Kentucky
Household Members   Age
Head John Cavanah 52
Wife Ruth Cavanah 44
Daughter Eauvenna Cavanah 19
Son Decola Cavanah 12
Father-in-law Edd Hunt 79
Niece Imogene McElvain 16
Son-in-law Frank Gough 33
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