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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 4,669 people named Swope in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% less people named Swope in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,033 people named Swope were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 15% of women had paying jobs
  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • 3,903 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 1,988 females, Anna was the most common name

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

  • 752 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940