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Find more Olney 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 93 less people named Olney 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 1,854 people named Olney in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Olney in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,761 people named Olney were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 45%, or 231 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 482 were children
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • 269 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,608

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 78 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio