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Find more Story 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 1,550 less people named Story 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 11,539 people named Story in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Story in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,989 people named Story were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 791 reported their race as other than white
  • 56%, or 1,408 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 3,188 were children
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 288 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • 2,152 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940