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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 20 people named Bowsen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% more people named Bowsen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 25 people named Bowsen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 56% reported their race as other than white
  • 3 were children
  • 20 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was school teacher

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

  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Massachusetts
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 3 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940