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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 564 people named Docherty in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% more people named Docherty in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 627 people named Docherty were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 298 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 19 were disabled
  • 603 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $1,232

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

  • 36% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Scottish
  • 85 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 42% were born in foreign countries