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Find more Boles 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 168 more people named Boles 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 6,101 people named Boles in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Boles in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,269 people named Boles were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 578 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,478
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 205 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Indiana
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 3% were born in foreign countries