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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 25 people named Dovenport in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2644% more people named Dovenport in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 686 people named Dovenport were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • 32% were children
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 31 were disabled

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Indian
  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 172 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940