Carlesta Jones in the 1940 Census

Age 27, born abt 1913
Birthplace Texas
Gender Female
Race Negro
Home in 1940
715 Elberta
Cherokee, Texas
Household Members   Age
Head Horace Jones 60
Wife Optelia Jones 59
Daughter Carlesta Jones 27
Son Melvin Jones 26
Boarder Elzie B Barnett 25
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