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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 7,058 people named Skelton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Skelton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,850 people named Skelton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 682 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,382
  • For 3,355 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 2,279 were children
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

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

  • 243 were born in foreign countries
  • 9% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia
  • Most immigrants originated from England