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Find more Vayles 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 146 more people named Vayles 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 110 people named Vayles in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 133% more people named Vayles in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 256 people named Vayles were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 249 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 16% of adults were unmarried
  • 87 were children
  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,601

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

  • 67 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 4% were first-generation Americans