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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 2,234 people named Prouty in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Prouty in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,955 people named Prouty were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 272 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,672
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 6% were disabled
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 93

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 56 were born in foreign countries
  • 311 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 273 were first-generation Americans