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Find more Burse 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 141 more people named Burse 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 814 people named Burse in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Burse in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 955 people named Burse were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 24% of women had paying jobs
  • 94% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 94
  • 27% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,347

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 209 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 86 were first-generation Americans
  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • 41 were born in foreign countries