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Find more Truax 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 510 less people named Truax 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 3,245 people named Truax in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less people named Truax in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,735 people named Truax were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 46%, or 336 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Charles
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 30% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 115 were born in foreign countries
  • 14% were first-generation Americans
  • 442 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania