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Find more Fones 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 417 more people named Fones 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 561 people named Fones in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 74% more people named Fones in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 978 people named Fones were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 102 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,481
  • 23% reported their race as other than white
  • 924 rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • 17 were born in foreign countries
  • 56 were first-generation Americans
  • 114 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada