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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 114 people named Coton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 88% more people named Coton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 214 people named Coton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 13 reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 96
  • 6% reported their race as other than white

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

  • 38 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 32 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada English
  • 28% were first-generation Americans