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

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In 1940, 195 people named Pointon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was George
  • 59%, or 27 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 83

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

  • 31% were first-generation Americans
  • 23 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • Most fathers originated from Indiana