In 1920, Roy seems to be a Boarder in the household of George R. Dale. He is given as age 28. Birth said to be Illinois, father b. England, mother b. Illinois - all incorrect.. However, his occupation was Coal Miner.
1920 Census. Mora Co, New Mexico. Cecile had apparently gone back home and taken the children to live with her mother. She is in the houshold of Hollie R. Johnson, age 43, his wife Sarah Alice, age 45, a son Darril age 15. Cecile Holderness is named as step-daughter, age 24, Divorced. Doniban [sic] age 6 and Gwendolyn age 4 are step-grandchildren.
1930 Census. San Miguel Co, NM. Cecile had married again - head of household is Ora Ambrose. Cecile is given as born in Kansas, as were both her parents. [In 1920 her state of birth was given in MO, father's as MO her mother's as West Virginia] There are three children in the family. John, age 17, evidently a son of Ora Ambrose. Donovan is listed as a daughter and Gwendolyn as a son.; they were now 17 and 14 years old. Their father is listed as born in IN, no doubt because that's where Ora Ambrose was born and the children are not listed with the surname Holderness.
Roy HOLDERNESS and Cecile [HOLDERNESS] had the following children: