Ambrose Ridgell in the 1940 Census

Age 25, born abt 1915
Birthplace North Carolina
Gender Male
Race Negro
Home in 1940
Harnett, North Carolina
Household Members   Age
Head Nettie Ridgell 48
Daughter Lucy Ridgell 27
Son Ambrose Ridgell 25
Son Robert Ridgell 22
Daughter Carrie Ridgell 20
Son Luther Ridgell 17
Daughter Dorothy Ridgell 14
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