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Find more Beaton 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 163 more people named Beaton 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 2,209 people named Beaton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Beaton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,372 people named Beaton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 151 reported their race as other than white
  • 42% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,492
  • 28% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 348 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 659 were first-generation Americans
  • 29% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Canada English