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Find more Formosa 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 19 less people named Formosa 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 152 people named Formosa in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Formosa in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 133 people named Formosa were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 13 women had paying jobs
  • For 64 females, Rose was the most common name
  • 32% were children
  • 2% reported their race as other than white

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

  • 80 were first-generation Americans
  • 52 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 53% were first-generation Americans