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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 1,586 people named Mechan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Mechan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,442 people named Mechan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,202
  • 26% were children
  • 206 women had paying jobs
  • 13 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 603 were first-generation Americans