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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 308 people named Norriss in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Norriss in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 338 people named Norriss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 14% reported their race as other than white
  • 57%, or 43 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 321 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 22% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 43 were first-generation Americans
  • 15 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania