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Find more Furman 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 60 less people named Furman 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 4,896 people named Furman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Furman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,836 people named Furman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 465 women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 100
  • 509 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,598

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 1,202 were first-generation Americans
  • 744 were born in foreign countries