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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 968 people named Proffit in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Proffit in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 928 people named Proffit were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 14% of women had paying jobs
  • 40 were disabled
  • Most common occupation was house keeper
  • 318 were children

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

  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • 58 were first-generation Americans