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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 25,251 people named Morse in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Morse in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 24,696 people named Morse were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 50%, or 3,377 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 28% were children
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • For 12,566 females, Helen was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,155 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 15% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from New York