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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 1,080 people named Matchett in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Matchett in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,191 people named Matchett were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 7% reported their race as other than white
  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Irish
  • 223 were first-generation Americans
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 207 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940