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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 244 people named Elford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% more people named Elford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 301 people named Elford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 19% of adults were unmarried
  • 12 reported their race as other than white
  • For 148 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 8 were disabled

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

  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 91 were first-generation Americans
  • 37% were first-generation Americans
  • 59 were born in foreign countries