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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 5,425 people named Mendenhall in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Mendenhall in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,383 people named Mendenhall were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 95
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 5,212 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 775 adults were unmarried

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

  • 408 were first-generation Americans
  • 1,159 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish