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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 3,113 people named Whitford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Whitford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,013 people named Whitford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 48%, or 385 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 1,503 females, Dorothy was the most common name
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,041

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 167 were born in foreign countries
  • 13% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Michigan
  • 5% were born in foreign countries