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Find more Poyner 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 60 less people named Poyner 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 585 people named Poyner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Poyner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 525 people named Poyner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 39 reported their race as other than white
  • 7% reported their race as other than white

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

  • Most mothers originated from Missouri
  • They most commonly lived in Kentucky
  • 27 were first-generation Americans
  • 5% were first-generation Americans