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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 135 people named Mowder in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Mowder in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 137 people named Mowder were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 44% were female, the most common name for males was Charles
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 48% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,709
  • 3% were disabled

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

  • 9% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • 23% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940