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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 102 people named Fountian in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 79% more people named Fountian in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 183 people named Fountian were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 3% were disabled
  • Although 42% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 181 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • 10 were first-generation Americans
  • 41 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940