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Find more Planter 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 18 more people named Planter 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 99 people named Planter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Planter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 117 people named Planter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 3 were disabled
  • 52%, or 13 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 26% of adults were unmarried
  • 20 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from South Carolina
  • 3 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from South Carolina
  • 10% were first-generation Americans