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Find more Jacobes 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 193 more people named Jacobes 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 53 people named Jacobes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 364% more people named Jacobes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 246 people named Jacobes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 42% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,696
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 26 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,696
  • 42 adults were unmarried

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

  • 17% were born in foreign countries
  • 49 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 9 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky