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Find more Maness 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 342 more people named Maness 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 2,917 people named Maness in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Maness in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,259 people named Maness were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 110 reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 96
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • 422 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 25% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 78 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • Most mothers originated from Texas