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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 6,957 people named Tolbert in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Tolbert in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,739 people named Tolbert were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2,462 reported their race as other than white
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 95

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

  • 269 were first-generation Americans
  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 4% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama