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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 2,320 people named Peden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Peden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,387 people named Peden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 760 were children
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 169 reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • They most commonly lived in Mississippi
  • 7% were first-generation Americans
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Scotland