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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 1,491 people named Attaway in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Attaway in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,724 people named Attaway were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • 64%, or 267 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 35% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 531 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 8 was born in foreign country
  • They most commonly lived in South Carolina