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Find more Bossom 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 48 more people named Bossom 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 141 people named Bossom in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 34% more people named Bossom in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 189 people named Bossom were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 185 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 23 adults were unmarried
  • 57% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,062
  • Although 56% were female, the most common name for males was William

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

  • 24 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from England
  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • 26% were first-generation Americans