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Find more Mies 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 111 more people named Mies 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 302 people named Mies in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 37% more people named Mies in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 413 people named Mies were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 133 were children
  • 401 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 20% of women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 91

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 71 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 120 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Germany