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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 288 people named Poovey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Poovey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 332 people named Poovey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 97
  • 42 adults were unmarried
  • 58% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,176

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

  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • 5 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from North Carolina
  • 1 were born in foreign countries