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Find more Rutherford 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 433 more people named Rutherford 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 14,266 people named Rutherford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Rutherford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 14,699 people named Rutherford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 14,148 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $947
  • 1,492 reported their race as other than white

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

  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 6% were born in foreign countries
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940