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Find more Ashton 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 56 less people named Ashton 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 6,808 people named Ashton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Ashton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,752 people named Ashton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 636 women had paying jobs
  • 10% reported their race as other than white
  • 1,073 adults were unmarried
  • 18% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1,341 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • 965 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940