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Find more Berrien 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 28 less people named Berrien 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 299 people named Berrien in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Berrien in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 271 people named Berrien were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 57%, or 41 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 28% of adults were unmarried

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

  • Most fathers originated from New Jersey
  • 11 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 28 were first-generation Americans