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Find more Joos 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 79 less people named Joos 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 649 people named Joos in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Joos in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 570 people named Joos were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 89
  • 144 were children
  • 29% of adults were unmarried

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 265 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio