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Find more Garder 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 232 more people named Garder 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 231 people named Garder in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 100% more people named Garder in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 463 people named Garder were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 227 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 64 reported their race as other than white
  • 38% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,299
  • 14% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 18% were first-generation Americans
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 11% were born in foreign countries
  • 42 were first-generation Americans