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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 3,443 people named Swafford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Swafford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,582 people named Swafford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 59%, or 490 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 36% were children
  • 4% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 15 were born in foreign countries
  • 921 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee
  • 26% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940