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Find more Balsley 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 17 less people named Balsley 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 763 people named Balsley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Balsley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 746 people named Balsley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 27% were children
  • 105 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,261
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 48%, or 97 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 10 was born in foreign country
  • 92 were first-generation Americans
  • 134 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940