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Find more Potest 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 201 more people named Potest 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 33 people named Potest in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 609% more people named Potest in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 234 people named Potest were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • 49% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,190
  • 41% were children
  • 3 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Virginia
  • 3% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Virginia
  • 1 were first-generation Americans