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Find more Wrighton 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 132 more people named Wrighton 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 99 people named Wrighton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 133% more people named Wrighton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 231 people named Wrighton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • For 112 females, Annie was the most common name
  • 80 reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 2 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in South Carolina
  • 22% were first-generation Americans
  • 22 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Iowa