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Find more Brownfield 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 98 more people named Brownfield 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 2,126 people named Brownfield in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Brownfield in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,224 people named Brownfield were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 248 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,985
  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 95

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 40 were born in foreign countries
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 452 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 198 were first-generation Americans