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Find more Woodword 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 372 more people named Woodword 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 293 people named Woodword in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 127% more people named Woodword in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 665 people named Woodword were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 46% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,446
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 29% of women had paying jobs
  • 166 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Mississippi