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Find more Botts 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 523 less people named Botts 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 3,087 people named Botts in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% less people named Botts in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,564 people named Botts were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 348 reported their race as other than white
  • 2,455 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 743 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 479 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 305 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Italy
  • They most commonly lived in Kentucky