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Find more Penfield 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 35 less people named Penfield 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 1,001 people named Penfield in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Penfield in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 966 people named Penfield were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 19 reported their race as other than white
  • 140 adults were unmarried
  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • 44 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 155 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 151 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940