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Find more Melrose 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 35 more people named Melrose 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 782 people named Melrose in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Melrose in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 817 people named Melrose were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 39 were disabled
  • 79 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,229
  • 129 adults were unmarried
  • 3% reported their race as other than white

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 114 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 188 were first-generation Americans