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Find more Bierce 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 174 more people named Bierce 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 338 people named Bierce in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 51% more people named Bierce in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 512 people named Bierce were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 3% reported their race as other than white
  • 6% were disabled

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 28 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • 2% were born in foreign countries