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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 165 people named Cheeney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 36% more people named Cheeney in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 224 people named Cheeney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 31% were children
  • 50%, or 31 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 84

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Cheeney families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 8 were born in foreign countries
  • 18% were first-generation Americans