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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 35 people named Proof in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 40% more people named Proof in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 49 people named Proof were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 70
  • 5 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,120
  • 7 adults were unmarried
  • 88% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 3% were first-generation Americans
  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • 1 were first-generation Americans