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Find more Barton 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 933 more people named Barton 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 35,308 people named Barton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Barton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 36,241 people named Barton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 7% reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 34,820 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Texas
  • 4,812 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most immigrants originated from England