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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 8,252 people named Posey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Posey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,274 people named Posey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 33% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,469
  • 1,436 reported their race as other than white
  • 20% reported their race as other than white
  • 2,553 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • 23% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 345 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama