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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 233 people named Mereness in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 28% less people named Mereness in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 168 people named Mereness were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 30 adults were unmarried
  • 3% were disabled
  • 166 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 28 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940