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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 3,001 people named Chitwood in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Chitwood in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,352 people named Chitwood were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • 455 adults were unmarried
  • 36% were children
  • 1% reported their race as other than white

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

  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • 135 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German