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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 52 people named Fonteneau in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Fonteneau in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 53 people named Fonteneau were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4 women had paying jobs
  • 12 adults were unmarried
  • For 25 females, Doris was the most common name
  • 55%, or 6 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 15 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • 29% were first-generation Americans
  • 7 were born in foreign countries