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Find more Pruess 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 13 less people named Pruess 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 373 people named Pruess in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Pruess in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 360 people named Pruess were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 41%, or 41 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 352 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 90
  • 59% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,001

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

  • 66 were born in foreign countries
  • 68 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 153 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania