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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 405 people named Thorley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Thorley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 408 people named Thorley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 14 were disabled
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 63% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,561
  • Most common occupation was carpenter

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

  • Most fathers originated from England
  • 12% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 47 were born in foreign countries