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Find more Ownes 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 218 more people named Ownes 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 305 people named Ownes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 71% more people named Ownes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 523 people named Ownes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 81 adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 42 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,407
  • 57%, or 63 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 15 were born in foreign countries
  • 8% were first-generation Americans