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Where is the Tobey family from?
You can see how Tobey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tobey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Tobey families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 45 Tobey families living in Massachusetts. This was about 35% of all the recorded Tobey's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Tobey families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Tobey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tobey. 14% of Tobey men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Tobey women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tobey were Truck Driver and Bookkeeper.