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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 77 people named Dowles in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 106% more people named Dowles in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 159 people named Dowles were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 4% were disabled
  • 6% reported their race as other than white
  • The average annual income was $1,167

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

  • Most fathers originated from England
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 9 were first-generation Americans
  • 8% were born in foreign countries