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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 147 people named Corton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 75% more people named Corton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 257 people named Corton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 46 adults were unmarried
  • 31 women had paying jobs
  • 74 were children

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

  • 15% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from North Carolina
  • 7% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey