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Find more Turner 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 2,733 more people named Turner 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 165,113 people named Turner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Turner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 167,846 people named Turner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 15,530 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,734
  • 58%, or 23,861 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia
  • 5,752 were born in foreign countries
  • 3% were born in foreign countries