Phyllis Ordway in the 1940 Census

Age 29, born abt 1911
Birthplace Massachusetts
Gender Female
Race White
Home in 1940
28 Crosby Street
Essex, Massachusetts
Household Members   Age
Head Richard S Ordway 32
Wife Phyllis Ordway 29
Daughter Margaret Ordway 12
Daughter Barbara H Ordway 10
Son Richard S Ordway 7
Mother Hattie B Ordway 54
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