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Find more Melrath 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 20 less people named Melrath 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 51 people named Melrath in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 39% less people named Melrath in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 31 people named Melrath were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 80
  • 39% were children
  • 3 adults were unmarried
  • 83%, or 5 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 1 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 2% were first-generation Americans
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940