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Find more Southards 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 64 more people named Southards 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 134 people named Southards in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 48% more people named Southards in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 198 people named Southards were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 46 hours a week
  • 4% were disabled
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 48%, or 19 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 51 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Missouri
  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • 13 were first-generation Americans