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Find more Pear 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 125 more people named Pear 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 485 people named Pear in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 26% more people named Pear in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 610 people named Pear were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • 12% reported their race as other than white
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 98

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak
  • 131 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Russia
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan