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Find more Thornberg 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 219 less people named Thornberg 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 814 people named Thornberg in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 27% less people named Thornberg in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 595 people named Thornberg were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 75 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,377
  • 22% of women had paying jobs
  • 165 were children

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

  • 67 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 78 were born in foreign countries
  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in California