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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 735 people named Patteson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 84% more people named Patteson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,351 people named Patteson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 144 reported their race as other than white
  • 11% reported their race as other than white
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 22% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 76 were first-generation Americans
  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from New York