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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 185 people named Fortenbury in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 30% more people named Fortenbury in the United States. What was life like for them?

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

  • 58%, or 28 people, lived in homes they rented
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 4 were disabled
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • 67 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940