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Find more Smothers 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 530 less people named Smothers 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 3,116 people named Smothers in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% less people named Smothers in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,586 people named Smothers were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • Most common occupation was farm laborer
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 97

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 555 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee
  • 119 were first-generation Americans