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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 1,324 people named Guilford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Guilford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,287 people named Guilford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 210 adults were unmarried
  • 129 women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • For 668 females, Margaret was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Massachusetts
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 59 were born in foreign countries