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Find more Dawes 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 84 less people named Dawes 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 2,575 people named Dawes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Dawes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,491 people named Dawes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 54%, or 358 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 42% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,217
  • 277 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,217
  • Most common occupation was laborer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 245 were born in foreign countries
  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most mothers originated from England