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Find more Turtle 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 21 more people named Turtle 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 216 people named Turtle in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Turtle in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 237 people named Turtle were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 53%, or 31 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 27% were children
  • 27% of adults were unmarried
  • 27 owned their homes, valued on average at $5,203

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 48 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Oklahoma
  • Most fathers originated from Oklahoma
  • 45% were first-generation Americans