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Find more Hewey 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 9 less people named Hewey 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 488 people named Hewey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Hewey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 479 people named Hewey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 29% were children
  • Most common occupation was housekeeper
  • 13% reported their race as other than white
  • 51 women had paying jobs

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

  • Most mothers originated from Maine
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 57 were first-generation Americans
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940