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Find more Mahlon relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 38 more people named Mahlon in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 87 people named Mahlon in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 44% more people named Mahlon in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 125 people named Mahlon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 13 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,138
  • Most common occupation was carpenter
  • 36% were children
  • 122 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 7 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • 14 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 22 were first-generation Americans