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Find more Mayhew 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 62 more people named Mayhew 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 4,912 people named Mayhew in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Mayhew in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,974 people named Mayhew were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 191 were disabled
  • 6% reported their race as other than white
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 1,471 were children

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

  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • 697 were first-generation Americans
  • 894 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina