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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 242 people named Paxon in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Paxon in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 216 people named Paxon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • 94% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 22% of women had paying jobs

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

  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • 42 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940