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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 1,924 people named Longley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% more people named Longley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,360 people named Longley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7% were disabled
  • 48% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,362
  • 328 adults were unmarried
  • 20% of adults were unmarried

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • 6% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • Most fathers originated from New York