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Find more Broaks 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 1,344 more people named Broaks 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 41 people named Broaks in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3278% more people named Broaks in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,385 people named Broaks were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 34% were children
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 111 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,109

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

  • Most mothers originated from Mississippi
  • 4 were first-generation Americans
  • 274 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in West Virginia