Esther Blackshire in the 1940 Census

Age 45, born abt 1895
Birthplace New Jersey
Gender Female
Race White
Home in 1940
2222 Pratt Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Household Members   Age
Head William Blackshire 39
Wife Esther Blackshire 45
Son Joseph Blackshire 17
Son William Blackshire 14
Son John Blackshire 13
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