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Find more Branum 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 118 more people named Branum 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 908 people named Branum in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Branum in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,026 people named Branum were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $781
  • 6% reported their race as other than white
  • 90 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,098
  • 151 adults were unmarried

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

  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • 44 were first-generation Americans
  • 9 was born in foreign country
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia