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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 2,774 people named Spires in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Spires in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,597 people named Spires were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 39% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,052
  • 116 reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 89
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • 182 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • Most immigrants originated from Greece