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Find more Farming 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 83 more people named Farming 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 58 people named Farming in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 143% more people named Farming in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 141 people named Farming were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,279
  • 44 were children
  • Although 46% were female, the most common name for males was George
  • 46% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,753

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 14% were first-generation Americans
  • 8 were first-generation Americans