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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 3,542 people named Mahaffey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Mahaffey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,585 people named Mahaffey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 381 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,832
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 91

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

  • 61 were born in foreign countries
  • 725 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 275 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German