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Where is the Boer family from?
You can see how Boer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Boer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Boer families living in Ohio. This was about 67% of all the recorded Boer's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Boer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Boer. 27% of Boer men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Boer women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boer were Farm Laborer and Teacher.