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Find more Powe 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 205 more people named Powe 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 1,347 people named Powe in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Powe in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,552 people named Powe were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • For 798 females, Mary was the most common name
  • 219 adults were unmarried
  • 5% were disabled

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

  • They most commonly lived in South Carolina
  • 35 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada