You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Colburn 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 958 less people named Colburn in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.

Gender

Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 5,367 people named Colburn in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Colburn in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 4,409 people named Colburn were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 84 reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 94
  • The average annual income was $1,065

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 762 were first-generation Americans
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • 836 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940