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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 94 people named Deward in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 129% more people named Deward in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 215 people named Deward were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 3% were disabled
  • 44% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,783
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 100

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

  • 34% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Portuguese
  • 21% were born in foreign countries
  • 32 were first-generation Americans