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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 146 people named Mellette in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 42% more people named Mellette in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 208 people named Mellette were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • For 102 females, Ruby was the most common name
  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • 25% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • 34 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940