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Find more Trail 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 87 less people named Trail 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 1,720 people named Trail in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Trail in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,633 people named Trail were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was miner
  • 168 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,635
  • 111 women had paying jobs
  • 224 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Missouri
  • 70 were born in foreign countries
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Missouri