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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 7,514 people named Burroughs in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Burroughs in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,253 people named Burroughs were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 54%, or 995 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1,015 reported their race as other than white
  • 790 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,472

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 222 were born in foreign countries
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in California