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Where is the Boers family from?
You can see how Boers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Boers family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Boers families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 28 Boers families living in Illinois. This was about 36% of all the recorded Boers's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Boers families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Boers surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Boers. 25% of Boers men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Boers women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Boers were Machinist and Stenographer.