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Find more Forbs 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 284 less people named Forbs 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 524 people named Forbs in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 54% less people named Forbs in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 240 people named Forbs were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 23 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,820
  • 4% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • 32 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Scotch