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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 487 people named Lanes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 41% more people named Lanes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 686 people named Lanes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $868
  • 14% of women had paying jobs
  • 112 adults were unmarried
  • 32% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 13% were born in foreign countries
  • 125 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • The most common mother tongue was Greek