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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 363 people named Mecum in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Mecum in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 356 people named Mecum were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • 346 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $987
  • 117 were children

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

  • Most mothers originated from Massachusetts
  • 85 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois