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Find more Harton 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 5,450 more people named Harton 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 3,012 people named Harton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 181% more people named Harton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8,462 people named Harton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 8,145 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 19% reported their race as other than white
  • 57%, or 1,169 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,778 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • 200 were first-generation Americans
  • 93 were born in foreign countries