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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 12,056 people named Talley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Talley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 11,786 people named Talley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,570 adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 105
  • 11,422 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 1,112 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,785

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

  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • 551 were first-generation Americans
  • 2,403 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 79 was born in foreign country