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Find more Townse 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 12 more people named Townse 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 17 people named Townse in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 71% more people named Townse in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 29 people named Townse were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 59% were children
  • 33% owned their homes, valued on average at $725
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 100% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Georgia
  • 6% were first-generation Americans
  • 34% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1 were first-generation Americans