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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 190 people named Melendes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 34% less people named Melendes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 125 people named Melendes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 122 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 71%, or 17 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 90
  • 50% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Mexico
  • 40 were born in foreign countries
  • 21% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Mexico