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Find more Higginbottom 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 182 less people named Higginbottom 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 821 people named Higginbottom in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% less people named Higginbottom in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 639 people named Higginbottom were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 19% of women had paying jobs
  • 208 were children
  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • 48 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,760

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

  • 122 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in West Virginia
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • 69 were born in foreign countries