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Find more Hards 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 68 more people named Hards 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 220 people named Hards in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 31% more people named Hards in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 288 people named Hards were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 86
  • 29 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,134
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 279 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 68 were first-generation Americans
  • 36 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 50 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940