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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 30 people named Towes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 797% more people named Towes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 269 people named Towes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 51%, or 29 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 49% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,943
  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • 4% were disabled

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

  • 5 were born in foreign countries
  • 17% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Colorado
  • The most common mother tongue was Portuguese