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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 7,096 people named Knott in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Knott in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,616 people named Knott were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 570 reported their race as other than white
  • 853 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,869
  • 7% reported their race as other than white

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

  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 441 were born in foreign countries
  • 1,135 were first-generation Americans