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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 480 people named Riddles in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Riddles in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 479 people named Riddles were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 232 females, Lucille was the most common name
  • They typically took 12 weeks of vacation a year
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 17 were disabled

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

  • 5 was born in foreign country
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most fathers originated from Oklahoma