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Find more Mefford 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 155 more people named Mefford 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 1,650 people named Mefford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Mefford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,805 people named Mefford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 234 adults were unmarried
  • 95 women had paying jobs
  • 11% of women had paying jobs
  • 162 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,056

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

  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • 24% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 16 was born in foreign country
  • 6% were first-generation Americans