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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 117 people named Birtwistle in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Birtwistle in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 132 people named Birtwistle were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 1 reported their race as other than white
  • 20% were children
  • The average annual income was $1,229

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 36 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from England
  • 31% were born in foreign countries