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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 1,766 people named Macdougall in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Macdougall in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,844 people named Macdougall were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,769 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 38% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,476
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 94
  • Most common occupation was laborer

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

  • 251 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 30% were born in foreign countries
  • 583 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York