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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 379 people named Meckes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% more people named Meckes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 475 people named Meckes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 232 females, Clara was the most common name
  • 71 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was laborer

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

  • 70 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 16% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • They most commonly lived in New York