Sylvie Shelton in the 1940 Census

Age 11, born abt 1929
Birthplace North Carolina
Gender Female
Race White
Home in 1940
Madison, North Carolina
Household Members   Age
Head Minix Shelton 32
Wife Mae Shelton 30
Daughter Sylvie Shelton 11
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