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Find more Towery 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 372 more people named Towery 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 1,081 people named Towery in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 34% more people named Towery in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,453 people named Towery were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 46 were disabled
  • 1,420 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 85
  • 40% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,128

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Lithuanian
  • 335 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 47 were first-generation Americans
  • 2% were born in foreign countries