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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 87 people named Dewis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 478% more people named Dewis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 503 people named Dewis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • The average annual income was $1,084
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 89
  • 481 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 21% were born in foreign countries
  • 21 were first-generation Americans
  • 78 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940