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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 410 people named Formby in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% less people named Formby in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 321 people named Formby were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 53 adults were unmarried
  • 5% were disabled
  • 26 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 21 were first-generation Americans