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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 119 people named Author in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% more people named Author in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 149 people named Author were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $927
  • 18% of adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • Most common occupation was farming

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

  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from British West Indies
  • 21 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in West Virginia