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Find more Mcelway 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 21 more people named Mcelway 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 23 people named Mcelway in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 91% more people named Mcelway in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 44 people named Mcelway were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 34% were children
  • 3% were disabled
  • For 18 females, Mattie was the most common name
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week

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

  • They most commonly lived in Arkansas
  • 4% were first-generation Americans
  • 1 were first-generation Americans