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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 55 people named Sowada in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 40% more people named Sowada in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 77 people named Sowada were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 18 adults were unmarried
  • 13 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,092

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

  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • Most mothers originated from Minnesota
  • 10 were born in foreign countries