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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 480 people named Melling in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Melling in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 559 people named Melling were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21 were disabled
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 90
  • 9 reported their race as other than white
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 135 were first-generation Americans
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from England