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Find more Carton relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 627 more people named Carton in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 831 people named Carton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 75% more people named Carton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,458 people named Carton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 85
  • 42% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,452
  • 28% of adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 30% were first-generation Americans
  • 20% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Mississippi
  • 249 were first-generation Americans