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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 106 people named Bridgen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 202% more people named Bridgen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 320 people named Bridgen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 33% were children
  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • 63%, or 46 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 21% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 16% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina