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Find more Farner 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 932 more people named Farner 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 1,134 people named Farner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 82% more people named Farner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,066 people named Farner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7% reported their race as other than white
  • The average annual income was $837
  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,617
  • Most common occupation was farmer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 160 were first-generation Americans
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee
  • The most common mother tongue was French