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Find more Palton 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 697 more people named Palton 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 106 people named Palton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 658% more people named Palton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 803 people named Palton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • 767 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 139 adults were unmarried
  • 30% were children

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Lithuania
  • 139 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Missouri
  • 7 were born in foreign countries