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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 36 people named Dewess in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% more people named Dewess in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 44 people named Dewess were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4 women had paying jobs
  • 3% were disabled
  • 8 adults were unmarried
  • 28% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 6% were first-generation Americans
  • 9% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 4 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940