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Find more Porters 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 166 more people named Porters 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 125 people named Porters in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 133% more people named Porters in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 291 people named Porters were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 19% reported their race as other than white
  • 31% of adults were unmarried
  • 54 reported their race as other than white
  • 17% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from
  • 10 were first-generation Americans
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940