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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 1,044 people named Dyess in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Dyess in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,262 people named Dyess were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 106 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,610
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 31 were disabled
  • 19% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 2% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama