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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 191 people named Mowdy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 66% more people named Mowdy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 318 people named Mowdy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 156 females, Martha was the most common name
  • 30% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,680
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 19% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 1 was born in foreign country
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania