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

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In 1940, 612 people named Mcnelis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 596 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 89
  • 12 were disabled
  • 147 adults were unmarried

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

  • 54 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 207 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Elsie
  • Most mothers originated from Ireland