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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 156 people named Cortelyou in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Cortelyou in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 145 people named Cortelyou were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 19% were children
  • Most common occupation was teacher
  • 13 women had paying jobs
  • For 73 females, Rose was the most common name

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

  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 12 were first-generation Americans
  • 8% were first-generation Americans