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Find more Plewa 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 109 more people named Plewa 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 193 people named Plewa in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 56% more people named Plewa in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 302 people named Plewa were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 99% rented out rooms to boarders
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 10 were disabled
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 18 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Poland
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin