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1930 Census, Wayne County, Michigan


Ward 16, Precinct 59, Block 523, E.D. 82-540, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, 19 Jan 1930
p.171b, 14889 Welland, dwelling number 440, family number 14
Wells       Luther      40 head     m m@23 w  foreman, auto factory  TN TN TN
            Genevieve   41 wife     f m@24 w                         IN IN IN
            Luther Jr.  10 son      m s    w                         MI TN IN
Leadbetter  Emma        65 motherL  f w    w                         IN IN IN

Luther Brown Wells age 40 was the son of Phillip Hancher Wells and Phillip's first wife Sarah J. Minge.  Phillip married second Ida Rhoda Cole.  Aunt Ida was the daughter of my second great grandparents William (Will) Cole and Vesta Clay (Vestie) England.  As such, Aunt Ida was the sister of my great grandmother Salle Jane Cole, and Luther Wells was the half brother of Aunt Ida's children.

Genevieve H. Ledbetter age 41 was the daughter of Dempsey T. Ledbetter and Emma W. Hockett age 65.  One record for Emma lists her surname as Garrett.  It's not 100% clear which name is correct and which is a transcription error, but I believe that Hockett is probably correct.


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