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Find more Forts 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 97 more people named Forts 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 48 people named Forts in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 202% more people named Forts in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 145 people named Forts were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 90% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 26% were children
  • 34% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,431
  • 31% reported their race as other than white

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

  • 27 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Italy
  • 12% were born in foreign countries
  • 11 were first-generation Americans