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Find more Britigan 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 3 more people named Britigan 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 people named Britigan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Britigan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 38 people named Britigan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was carpenter
  • 37% of adults were unmarried
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 14% owned their homes, valued on average at $485

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • The most common mother tongue was Pennsylvania German
  • 8% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 11% were first-generation Americans