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Find more Towell 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 308 more people named Towell 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 599 people named Towell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 51% more people named Towell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 907 people named Towell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 108 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,842
  • 7% reported their race as other than white
  • 15% of women had paying jobs
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 28 were born in foreign countries
  • 83 were first-generation Americans
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 164 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940