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Find more Dever 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 191 less people named Dever 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 2,976 people named Dever in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Dever in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,785 people named Dever were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 283 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,341
  • 263 women had paying jobs
  • 3% reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was laborer

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

  • 283 were born in foreign countries
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 670 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts