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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 176 people named Dorries in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 29% more people named Dorries in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 227 people named Dorries were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was new worker
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • 25 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,664

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 44 were first-generation Americans
  • 24 were born in foreign countries