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Find more Speare 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 243 more people named Speare 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 285 people named Speare in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 85% more people named Speare in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 528 people named Speare were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 501 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 40% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,868
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 83
  • 21 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 12% were born in foreign countries
  • 64 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Native