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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 270 people named Cephus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 31% more people named Cephus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 355 people named Cephus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 73%, or 62 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 320 reported their race as other than white
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was Willie

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

  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Texas
  • 10 were first-generation Americans