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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 1,157 people named Pier in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Pier in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,107 people named Pier were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 185 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 45 were disabled
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • Most mothers originated from Michigan
  • They most commonly lived in Louisiana
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most fathers originated from Michigan