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Find more Cartwright 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 532 less people named Cartwright 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 10,327 people named Cartwright in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Cartwright in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,795 people named Cartwright were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 32% were children
  • 1,379 adults were unmarried
  • 364 were disabled
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 100

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

  • Most mothers originated from Texas
  • The most common mother tongue was Danish
  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Texas