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Find more Fowlkes 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 19 less people named Fowlkes 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 1,660 people named Fowlkes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Fowlkes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,641 people named Fowlkes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 710 reported their race as other than white
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • Most common occupation was farmer

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

  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 48 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • They most commonly lived in Virginia