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Find more Roby 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 90 less people named Roby 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 4,620 people named Roby in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Roby in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,530 people named Roby were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 714 reported their race as other than white
  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • 4,351 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 98

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 8% were first-generation Americans