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Find more Fort 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 289 less people named Fort 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 4,991 people named Fort in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Fort in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,702 people named Fort were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 750 adults were unmarried
  • 463 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,352
  • 40% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,352
  • 463 women had paying jobs

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

  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • 177 were born in foreign countries
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940