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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 3,707 people named Ashford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Ashford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,965 people named Ashford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 149 were disabled
  • 1,375 were children
  • 500 adults were unmarried
  • 19% of adults were unmarried

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • They most commonly lived in Mississippi
  • Most mothers originated from Texas
  • Most immigrants originated from England