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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 560 people named Lenton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 42% more people named Lenton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 798 people named Lenton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 420 females, Elizabeth was the most common name
  • 21% reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 84
  • 30 were disabled

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

  • 14% were first-generation Americans
  • 80 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Russian
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama