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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 1,761 people named Thrift in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Thrift in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,861 people named Thrift were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,800 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 69 were disabled
  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 171 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,402

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

  • 356 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Mother
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • 20 was born in foreign country