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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 73 people named Purifay in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 153% more people named Purifay in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 185 people named Purifay were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 18 women had paying jobs
  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • For 86 females, Minnie was the most common name
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 81

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Arkansas
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 33 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Arkansas