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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 945 people named Ponton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Ponton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 989 people named Ponton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 89
  • 44 were disabled
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 33% were children

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

  • 161 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • 124 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia