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Find more Brooking 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 65 less people named Brooking 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 685 people named Brooking in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Brooking in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 620 people named Brooking were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 34 were disabled
  • 16% of adults were unmarried
  • 595 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • 92 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 6% were born in foreign countries