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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 145 people named Poultney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Poultney in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 135 people named Poultney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • Although 55% were female, the most common name for males was George

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

  • 42 were first-generation Americans
  • 13 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 29% were first-generation Americans