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Find more Ress 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 728 more people named Ress 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 663 people named Ress in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 110% more people named Ress in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,391 people named Ress were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • 248 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Louisiana
  • Most mothers originated from Louisiana
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 141 were born in foreign countries