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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 105 people named Gowman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 90% more people named Gowman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 200 people named Gowman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22 women had paying jobs
  • 10 were disabled
  • 49%, or 30 people, lived in homes they rented
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Michigan
  • 19 were born in foreign countries
  • 31 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940