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Find more Daugherty 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 689 less people named Daugherty 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 18,361 people named Daugherty in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Daugherty in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 17,672 people named Daugherty were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 54%, or 2,343 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 5% were disabled
  • 43% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,992

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

  • 509 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 3% were born in foreign countries