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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 2,707 people named Nail in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Nail in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,956 people named Nail were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 90
  • 291 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,399
  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • 6% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 194 were first-generation Americans
  • 24 was born in foreign country
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • 7% were first-generation Americans