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Find more Closs 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 111 more people named Closs 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 548 people named Closs in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% more people named Closs in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 659 people named Closs were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 637 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 5% reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 90

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 96 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 143 were first-generation Americans
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940