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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 892 people named Crichton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Crichton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 875 people named Crichton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 33 were disabled
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 89
  • 108 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,742

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

  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 31% were first-generation Americans
  • 241 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish