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Find more Bowson 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 31 more people named Bowson 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 10 people named Bowson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 310% more people named Bowson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 41 people named Bowson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4 women had paying jobs
  • 5 adults were unmarried
  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • 40% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,475

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

  • 6 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland
  • 24% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 10% were born in foreign countries