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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 19 people named Pettiss in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 37% less people named Pettiss in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 12 people named Pettiss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • 1 woman had paying job
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Edmund

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

  • They most commonly lived in Louisiana
  • 1 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 8% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940