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Find more Pearse 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 256 more people named Pearse 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 1,061 people named Pearse in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 24% more people named Pearse in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,317 people named Pearse were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 215 adults were unmarried
  • 1,252 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 26% were children
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 88

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from North Carolina
  • 193 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 233 were first-generation Americans
  • 144 were born in foreign countries