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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 46 people named Reads in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 196% more people named Reads in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 136 people named Reads were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 38% reported their race as other than white
  • 127 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 7 were disabled
  • 7% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 3 were first-generation Americans
  • 13 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Missouri
  • Most immigrants originated from United States