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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 1,130 people named Cawthon in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Cawthon in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,323 people named Cawthon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 32% were children
  • 1,278 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 19% of adults were unmarried
  • 158 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Tennessee
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • Most fathers originated from Tennessee
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940