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Find more Cowler 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 126 more people named Cowler 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 38 people named Cowler in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 332% more people named Cowler in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 164 people named Cowler were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 38 were children
  • 23% were children
  • 157 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 15 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,580

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

  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • Most mothers originated from
  • 35 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940