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Find more Burks 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 1,810 more people named Burks 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 9,540 people named Burks in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Burks in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 11,350 people named Burks were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $729
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 1,478 adults were unmarried
  • 4,014 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • 5% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama