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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 157 less
named Burton in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 50,727 people named Burton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 50,570 people
named Burton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
4,424 women had paying jobs
18% of women had paying jobs
They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
7,100 adults were unmarried
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As Burton families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:
19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
9,650 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940