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Find more Pettigrew 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 282 less people named Pettigrew 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 3,421 people named Pettigrew in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Pettigrew in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,139 people named Pettigrew were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 32% were children
  • 781 reported their race as other than white
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 119 were disabled

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

  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania