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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 165 people named Cockayne in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% more people named Cockayne in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 207 people named Cockayne were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 30 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 20% of adults were unmarried

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

  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • They most commonly lived in Iowa
  • 47 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from England