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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 1,685 people named Lauderdale in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% less people named Lauderdale in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,333 people named Lauderdale were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 60%, or 187 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 6% were disabled
  • 224 reported their race as other than white
  • 189 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 4% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Lithuanian
  • 26% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Tennessee