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Find more Fortenberry 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 46 more people named Fortenberry 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 1,966 people named Fortenberry in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Fortenberry in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,012 people named Fortenberry were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 130 women had paying jobs
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • The average annual income was $811

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

  • 593 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada English
  • 3 were born in foreign countries
  • 28 was first-generation American