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Find more Tensley 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 198 more people named Tensley 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 406 people named Tensley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 49% more people named Tensley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 604 people named Tensley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 48 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,206
  • 34% were children
  • 280 reported their race as other than white
  • For 312 females, Alice was the most common name

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

  • 3% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky