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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 101 people named Mcelvey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 54% more people named Mcelvey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 156 people named Mcelvey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 6% were disabled
  • Although 55% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 39% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,594

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

  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most immigrants originated from Northern Ireland
  • 2% were first-generation Americans
  • 5% were born in foreign countries