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1880
Census Chester County Pennsylvania, Phoenixville, PA
164 Church Street
Jacob F. Showalter     age 56 - Carpenter
Martha     age 39 (wife) - Keeping house

1900 Census
Chester County - Phoenxiville, PA
pg 251-B
154 Church Street
Showalter, Martha B; head; born: Dec 1840; age: 59; widow; born in Pennsylvania, both parents born in Pennsylvania; housekeeper; column headed "Attended School" was blank; Can read: yes; Can write: yes; Own or Rent: Own; Home or Farm: Home; Owned free or Mortgaged: Owned free.
Showalter, Harry B., son, born: Dec 1882, age 17, single, occupation: Patt??? (could not read the last part of the word)
Brownback, Hannah R., Sister, born: January (?) 1850, age 50, single
Showalter, John, Boards in, born: May 1860, age 40, single, occupation: Patt??? (same as Harry B., but still could not make out what this word was)
There were a couple more boarders at this address, but I did not note them.

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