You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Forley 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 576 more people named Forley in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.


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 80 people named Forley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 720% more people named Forley in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 656 people named Forley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 232 were children
  • The average annual income was $953
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 84
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Kentucky
  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • 15% were first-generation Americans
  • 113 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940