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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 684 people named Cowherd in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Cowherd in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 635 people named Cowherd were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 613 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 46% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,727

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 104 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • 1% were born in foreign countries