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Find more Williamston 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 33 less people named Williamston 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 196 people named Williamston in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% less people named Williamston in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 163 people named Williamston were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $553
  • 70%, or 23 people, lived in homes they rented
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland
  • 30 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from South Carolina