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Find more Boedeker 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 83 more people named Boedeker 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 564 people named Boedeker in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Boedeker in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 647 people named Boedeker were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 91
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 88 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,705
  • On average men worked 48 hours a week

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

  • 202 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 31 were born in foreign countries
  • 110 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940