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Find more Persy 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 163 more people named Persy 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 65 people named Persy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 251% more people named Persy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 228 people named Persy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 60% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,173
  • 213 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 81
  • 16 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Portugal
  • 5 were first-generation Americans
  • 28 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940