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Find more Patchen 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 43 less people named Patchen 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 785 people named Patchen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Patchen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 742 people named Patchen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 126 adults were unmarried
  • 7 reported their race as other than white
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Frank

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 110 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 19% were first-generation Americans