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Find more Pestow 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 10 less people named Pestow 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 19 people named Pestow in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 53% less people named Pestow in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9 people named Pestow were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2 were disabled
  • 2 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,625
  • 20% of women had paying jobs
  • Although 56% were female, the most common name for males was Fred

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • 47% were first-generation Americans
  • 1 were born in foreign countries