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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 77 people named Cowes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 96% more people named Cowes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 151 people named Cowes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 17 reported their race as other than white
  • 11 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,059
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 83
  • 33% were children

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

  • 14 were first-generation Americans
  • 5 were born in foreign countries
  • 7% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Minnesota