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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 1,124 people named Michener in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Michener in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,147 people named Michener were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 293 were children
  • 1,098 rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 153 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 4% were born in foreign countries