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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 96 people named Laugherty in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 82% more people named Laugherty in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 175 people named Laugherty were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 63 were children
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 37% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,071

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 44 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • 2 were born in foreign countries