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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 1,707 people named Murchison in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Murchison in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,708 people named Murchison were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 32% were children
  • 43% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,954
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 86

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Tennessee
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 199 were first-generation Americans