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

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In 1940, 1,100 people named Hires were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 31% were children
  • 160 adults were unmarried
  • 343 were children

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

  • Most fathers originated from Georgia
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey
  • 24 were born in foreign countries