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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 4,026 people named Trowbridge in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Trowbridge in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,863 people named Trowbridge were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 1,935 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 29% were children
  • 570 adults were unmarried
  • 15% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan