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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 5,146 people named Oglesby in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Oglesby in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,310 people named Oglesby were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 679 adults were unmarried
  • 35% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,306
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 37% were children

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

  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia
  • 41 was born in foreign country