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Find more Mapes 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 35 less people named Mapes 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 3,564 people named Mapes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Mapes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,529 people named Mapes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 29% were children
  • 39 reported their race as other than white
  • 476 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,600

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

  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 460 were first-generation Americans
  • 69 were born in foreign countries