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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 238 people named Morrissy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Morrissy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 232 people named Morrissy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • 37% of adults were unmarried
  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,720

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

  • 88 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Wisconsin
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 23% were born in foreign countries