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Find more Pickins 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 336 more people named Pickins 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 687 people named Pickins in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 49% more people named Pickins in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,023 people named Pickins were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 143 adults were unmarried
  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 37% were children
  • 110 women had paying jobs

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

  • Most mothers originated from Louisiana
  • Most fathers originated from Louisiana
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940