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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 22 people named Richton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 473% more people named Richton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 126 people named Richton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6 reported their race as other than white
  • 49%, or 18 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 31% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 4 were first-generation Americans
  • 2 were born in foreign countries
  • 19 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania