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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 22 people named Towens in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% more people named Towens in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 27 people named Towens were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 93% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 63% were female, the most common name for males was Henry
  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • The average annual income was $956

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Alabama
  • 13 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 48% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama