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Find more Blackard 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 133 more people named Blackard 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 721 people named Blackard in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Blackard in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 854 people named Blackard were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 820 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 270 were children
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 29 were disabled

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

  • 162 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • Most immigrants originated from Yugoslavia
  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak