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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 1,019 people named Ratchford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Ratchford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,009 people named Ratchford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 46% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,418
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 32% were children
  • 108 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,418

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

  • 6% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in South Carolina
  • Most mothers originated from North Carolina
  • 64 were born in foreign countries