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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 315 people named Myrtle in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Myrtle in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 369 people named Myrtle were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 76
  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,608
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 35 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,608

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 50 were first-generation Americans
  • 8% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Virginia
  • 24 were born in foreign countries