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Where is the Bries family from?
You can see how Bries families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bries family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bries families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Bries family living in Missouri. This was about 50% of all the recorded Bries's in the USA. Missouri and 1 other state had the highest population of Bries families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bries surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bries. 38% of Bries men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Bries women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bries were Farm Laborer and Maid.