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Find more Bolt 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 613 less people named Bolt 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 3,567 people named Bolt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% less people named Bolt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,954 people named Bolt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 55%, or 408 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 118 reported their race as other than white
  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • 474 adults were unmarried

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

  • 243 were born in foreign countries
  • 568 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940