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Find more Ploss 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 1 less person named Ploss 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 391 people named Ploss in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Ploss in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 390 people named Ploss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 5 reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 89
  • 6% were disabled

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

  • Most fathers originated from New Hampshire
  • 103 were first-generation Americans
  • 26% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Gaelic