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

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In 1940, 36 people named Compten were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 12 were children
  • On average men worked 47 hours a week
  • 33% were children
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 67

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

  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2 were first-generation Americans
  • 6% were first-generation Americans