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Find more Pontious 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 54 less people named Pontious 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 482 people named Pontious in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Pontious in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 428 people named Pontious were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 419 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 27% were children
  • 45%, or 52 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • 91 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • 12 were born in foreign countries