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Find more Forest 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 27 less people named Forest 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 4,828 people named Forest in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Forest in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,801 people named Forest were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 927 reported their race as other than white
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • 4,555 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 789 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Mississippi
  • 873 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Mississippi