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Find more Garriott relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 85 more people named Garriott in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 549 people named Garriott in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Garriott in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 634 people named Garriott were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 85
  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,034

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

  • Most fathers originated from Indiana
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 26% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 5% were first-generation Americans