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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 1,038 people named Cogburn in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Cogburn in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,103 people named Cogburn were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farming
  • For 544 females, Ruth was the most common name
  • 1,074 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 148 adults were unmarried

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

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