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Find more Dobney 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 223 more people named Dobney 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 85 people named Dobney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 262% more people named Dobney in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 308 people named Dobney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 292 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $858
  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • 43% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,776

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 59 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 13% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Virginia
  • 19% were first-generation Americans