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Find more Scharton relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 45 more people named Scharton in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 143 people named Scharton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 31% more people named Scharton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 188 people named Scharton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 60% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,832
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 79
  • 66 were children
  • Although 45% were female, the most common name for males was Robert

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

  • 22% were born in foreign countries
  • 71 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Nebraska
  • 50% were first-generation Americans