Ruth Ann Mays in the 1940 Census

Age 5, born abt 1935
Birthplace West Virginia
Gender Female
Race White
Home in 1940
RFD 1 New England, W Va
Wood, West Virginia
Household Members   Age
Head William A Mays 34
Wife Agnes A Mays 36
Son Robert W Mays 10
Daughter Joan L Mays 8
Daughter Ruth Ann Mays 5
Daughter Wanda L Mays 2
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