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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 725 people named Patenaude in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 24% more people named Patenaude in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 896 people named Patenaude were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 29 were disabled
  • 35% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,903
  • 71 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,903

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • 20% were born in foreign countries
  • 147 were born in foreign countries