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Find more Laxton 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 136 more people named Laxton 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 786 people named Laxton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Laxton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 922 people named Laxton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was truck driver
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 39% were children
  • For 453 females, Laura was the most common name

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

  • They most commonly lived in Oklahoma
  • 164 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940