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Find more Wighton 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 68 more people named Wighton 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 53 people named Wighton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 128% more people named Wighton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 121 people named Wighton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 115 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 25 adults were unmarried
  • 37 were children
  • 7 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,029

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

  • 16 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Scotland
  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • 11 were born in foreign countries