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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 47 people named Marcellis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Marcellis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 57 people named Marcellis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 19 reported their race as other than white
  • 56 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 85%, or 11 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 40% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 19 were first-generation Americans
  • 13 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 32% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Dutch