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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 17,115 people named Pennington in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Pennington in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 18,406 people named Pennington were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 743 were disabled
  • 39% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,488
  • 6% were disabled
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Missouri
  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • 4,061 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940