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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 89 people named Kanary in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 55% more people named Kanary in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 138 people named Kanary were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was manager
  • Although 44% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 99% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 19 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,295

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

  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 40% were first-generation Americans
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 17 were born in foreign countries