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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 136 people named Downin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Downin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 142 people named Downin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 15 reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • On average men worked 40 hours a week

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 23% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 12 were first-generation Americans