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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 148 people named Nelton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 130% more people named Nelton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 340 people named Nelton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7 were disabled
  • For 173 females, Gladys was the most common name
  • 19% of women had paying jobs
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was Charles

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Russian
  • 9% were first-generation Americans
  • 64 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from England