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Find more Peterkin 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 9 more people named Peterkin 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 536 people named Peterkin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Peterkin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 545 people named Peterkin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 66%, or 85 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 55% reported their race as other than white
  • 24% of women had paying jobs
  • 23% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 86 were born in foreign countries
  • 97 were first-generation Americans
  • 71 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from New York