Thomas Edison Sawyer in the 1940 Census

Age 52, born abt 1888
Birthplace North Carolina
Gender Male
Race White
Home in 1940
823 Sixth
Portsmouth City,
Portsmouth City, Virginia
Household Members   Age
Head Thomas Edison Sawyer 52
Wife Fannie May Sawyer 33
Son Thomas Edward Sawyer 14
Daughter Alice May Sawyer 10
Daughter Mary Frankes Sawyer 9
Son Robert Earl Sawyer 7
Son James Mary Sawyer 3
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