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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 2,486 people named Byerly in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Byerly in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,716 people named Byerly were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 5% were disabled
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 326 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,602

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

  • 172 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 7% were first-generation Americans
  • 19 was born in foreign country