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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 110 people named Bretherton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 42% more people named Bretherton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 156 people named Bretherton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 41%, or 16 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 32 were children
  • 21% were children

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

  • 6% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 18% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • Most immigrants originated from England