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Find more Scripture 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 30 less people named Scripture 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 324 people named Scripture in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Scripture in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 294 people named Scripture were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 66 were children
  • 64% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,134
  • On average men worked 47 hours a week
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 90

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

  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • 43 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 39 were first-generation Americans