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Find more Hedges 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 473 less people named Hedges 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 5,574 people named Hedges in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Hedges in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,101 people named Hedges were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 28% were children
  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 96
  • For 2,524 females, Helen was the most common name

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

  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • 939 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 617 were first-generation Americans
  • 11% were first-generation Americans