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Find more Hursey 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 100 more people named Hursey 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 738 people named Hursey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Hursey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 838 people named Hursey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 77 women had paying jobs
  • 128 adults were unmarried
  • 280 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 159 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Mississippi
  • 48 were first-generation Americans