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Find more Poore 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 515 more people named Poore 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 3,391 people named Poore in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Poore in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,906 people named Poore were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 33% were children
  • 492 adults were unmarried
  • 1,286 were children
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Tennessee
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940