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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 312 people named Boydstun in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Boydstun in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 349 people named Boydstun were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 337 rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • For 170 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 43 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,214

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

  • 84 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Mississippi
  • 23 were first-generation Americans
  • 7% were first-generation Americans