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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 153 people named Tankersly in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 104% more people named Tankersly in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 312 people named Tankersly were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 305 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 10 were disabled
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 121 were children

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

  • 116 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia