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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 27 people named Promis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 96% more people named Promis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 53 people named Promis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 9% reported their race as other than white
  • 7 adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 76
  • Although 45% were female, the most common name for males was James

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

  • 6 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Maine
  • 22% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Greek