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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 821 people named Fountaine in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Fountaine in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 725 people named Fountaine were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% reported their race as other than white
  • 682 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • 38% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,332

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 249 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 15% were born in foreign countries