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Find more Douglas 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 320 less people named Douglas 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 41,356 people named Douglas in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Douglas in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 41,036 people named Douglas were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 9,689 reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 107

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from South Carolina
  • Most fathers originated from South Carolina
  • 7,500 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 5,053 were first-generation Americans