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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 18 people named Prayton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 683% more people named Prayton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 141 people named Prayton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • 138 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 53% were female, the most common name for males was Edward

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

  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • Most fathers originated from Oregon
  • 36% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 51 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940