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Find more Brous 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 56 more people named Brous 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 230 people named Brous in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 24% more people named Brous in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 286 people named Brous were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 18% of adults were unmarried
  • 11% reported their race as other than white
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 278 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • 55 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 36 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940