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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 193 people named Howerter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 31% more people named Howerter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 253 people named Howerter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,959
  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was Carl
  • 16 were disabled
  • 48%, or 29 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • 5% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Pennsylvania Dutch
  • 1 was born in foreign country