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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 246 people named Mattews in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 149% more people named Mattews in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 612 people named Mattews were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 39% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,074
  • 24 were disabled
  • 72 women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 89

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

  • 8% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Maryland
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 11% were first-generation Americans