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Find more Powes 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 245 more people named Powes 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 14 people named Powes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1750% more people named Powes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 259 people named Powes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 27% were children
  • 6 were disabled
  • 42% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,900
  • 23% of adults were unmarried

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

  • Most mothers originated from Texas
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 29% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Texas