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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 1,264 people named Gover in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Gover in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,196 people named Gover were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 12% reported their race as other than white
  • 195 adults were unmarried
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 47 were disabled

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

  • 141 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • 218 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish