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Find more Colyer 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 236 less people named Colyer 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 1,553 people named Colyer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Colyer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,317 people named Colyer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 43% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,870
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • 412 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania