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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 572 people named Meriweather in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Meriweather in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 468 people named Meriweather were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • Although 54% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • 27% owned their homes, valued on average at $5,088
  • 69%, or 74 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • 3% were first-generation Americans
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • 4 was born in foreign country