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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 648 people named Atchinson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% more people named Atchinson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 798 people named Atchinson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 15% of women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 173 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio