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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 93 people named Backley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 848% more people named Backley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 882 people named Backley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 89
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 167 adults were unmarried
  • 33 were disabled

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

  • 16% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Ireland
  • Most mothers originated from Ireland
  • The most common mother tongue was German