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Find more Garbe 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 12 less people named Garbe 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 729 people named Garbe in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Garbe in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 717 people named Garbe were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 122 adults were unmarried
  • 27 were disabled
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 83
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 312 were first-generation Americans
  • 139 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940