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Find more Blackwater 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 61 more people named Blackwater 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 36 people named Blackwater in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 169% more people named Blackwater in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 97 people named Blackwater were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 46 females, Ma was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 74% reported their race as other than white
  • 50%, or 8 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 69% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Mississippi
  • 25 were first-generation Americans
  • 3 were born in foreign countries