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Find more Ransford 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 21 more people named Ransford 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 389 people named Ransford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Ransford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 410 people named Ransford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 390 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 52%, or 56 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,448
  • 6% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 6% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 14% were first-generation Americans