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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 1,362 people named Mitchem in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% more people named Mitchem in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,655 people named Mitchem were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 831 females, Mary was the most common name
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • 15% of women had paying jobs
  • 17% reported their race as other than white

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

  • 14 was born in foreign country
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 79 were first-generation Americans