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Find more Drees 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 81 more people named Drees 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 802 people named Drees in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Drees in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 883 people named Drees were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 200 adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • 10 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 125 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 288 were first-generation Americans