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Find more Templeton 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 196 less people named Templeton 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 7,623 people named Templeton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Templeton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,427 people named Templeton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 5% were disabled
  • 893 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,207

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,489 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • 309 were born in foreign countries