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Find more Kertley 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 44 more people named Kertley 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 33 people named Kertley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 133% more people named Kertley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 77 people named Kertley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 41 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was cook
  • 73%, or 11 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 16 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 3% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 2 were born in foreign countries
  • 1 were first-generation Americans