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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 411 people named Meachum in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Meachum in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 450 people named Meachum were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 34% were children
  • 59 adults were unmarried
  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,297
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

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

  • Most mothers originated from Arkansas
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • 85 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940