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Find more Garnett 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 515 more people named Garnett 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 4,762 people named Garnett in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% more people named Garnett in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,277 people named Garnett were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 53%, or 699 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 20% of women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 94
  • Most common occupation was farmer

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

  • 228 were born in foreign countries
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 9% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Texas