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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 776 people named Pettingill in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% less people named Pettingill in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 643 people named Pettingill were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 92
  • 86 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,583
  • 48% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,583
  • 40 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 13% were first-generation Americans
  • 21 were born in foreign countries
  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Maine