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Find more Cheathan 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 289 more people named Cheathan 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 95 people named Cheathan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 304% more people named Cheathan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 384 people named Cheathan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 43 women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Most common occupation was domestic
  • 34 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,492

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

  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • They most commonly lived in Arkansas
  • 1 was born in foreign country