You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Jayton 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 4 less people named Jayton in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.


Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 11 people named Jayton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 36% less people named Jayton in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 7 people named Jayton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 7 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 2 reported their race as other than white
  • For 1 female, Jessie was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • 4 were first-generation Americans
  • 36% were first-generation Americans
  • 27% were born in foreign countries