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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 269 people named Forwood in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 27% more people named Forwood in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 342 people named Forwood were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 164 females, Nancy was the most common name
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 48% owned their homes, valued on average at $5,010

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 6% were first-generation Americans
  • 49 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 3% were born in foreign countries