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Find more Cheatham 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 462 less people named Cheatham 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 5,323 people named Cheatham in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Cheatham in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,861 people named Cheatham were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was maid
  • 32% were children
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • The average annual income was $800

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Virginia
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 1% were born in foreign countries