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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 672 people named Copes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Copes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 726 people named Copes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 35% reported their race as other than white
  • 690 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 30% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,464

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

  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 74 were first-generation Americans
  • 123 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 3% were born in foreign countries