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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 37 people named Portmess in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 30% less people named Portmess in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 26 people named Portmess were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2 adults were unmarried
  • Although 54% were female, the most common name for males was Raymond
  • 35% were children
  • On average men worked 37 hours a week

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

  • They most commonly lived in West Virginia
  • 6 were first-generation Americans
  • 14 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from