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Find more Bies 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 108 more people named Bies 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 477 people named Bies in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% more people named Bies in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 585 people named Bies were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 13 reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 26% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Poland
  • 205 were first-generation Americans