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Find more Pleasants 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 55 less people named Pleasants 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 Pleasants in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Pleasants in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,006 people named Pleasants were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 130 women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,293
  • 200 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from North Carolina