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Find more Boughton 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 229 less people named Boughton 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 1,868 people named Boughton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Boughton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,639 people named Boughton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 79 were disabled
  • 26% were children
  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 280 were first-generation Americans
  • 316 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940