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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 3,588 people named Dabney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Dabney in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,346 people named Dabney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • 47% reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was maid
  • 23% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Virginia
  • 159 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Kentucky
  • 579 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940