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Find more Thornberry 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 124 less people named Thornberry 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 1,149 people named Thornberry in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Thornberry in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,025 people named Thornberry were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 143 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,847
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John

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

  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • 14 was born in foreign country
  • Most immigrants originated from Northern Ireland
  • 6% were first-generation Americans