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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 761 people named Retherford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% more people named Retherford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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

  • 292 were children
  • 101 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,231
  • 5% were disabled
  • 20% of adults were unmarried

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

  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • 5 was born in foreign country
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois