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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 746 people named Marcellus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Marcellus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 661 people named Marcellus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 176 were children
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 27% were children
  • Most common occupation was farmer

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 111 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Missouri
  • 121 were first-generation Americans