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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 77 people named Layes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 83% more people named Layes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 141 people named Layes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 29% were children
  • 8 were disabled
  • 16 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,941
  • Although 53% were female, the most common name for males was John

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

  • Most mothers originated from Connecticut
  • Most fathers originated from Connecticut
  • 11 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German