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Find more Boatwright 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 91 more people named Boatwright 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 2,631 people named Boatwright in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Boatwright in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,722 people named Boatwright were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • 209 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,394
  • 63%, or 405 people, lived in homes they rented
  • For 1,376 females, Annie was the most common name

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

  • 565 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 4% were first-generation Americans
  • 98 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia