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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 7,367 people named Dobbins in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Dobbins in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,860 people named Dobbins were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 32% were children
  • 1,126 reported their race as other than white
  • 574 women had paying jobs

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

  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • 695 were first-generation Americans
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940