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Find more Towle 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 265 less people named Towle 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 2,536 people named Towle in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Towle in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,271 people named Towle were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2,180 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 358 adults were unmarried
  • 636 were children
  • For 1,153 females, Helen was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 348 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Maine
  • They most commonly lived in Maine
  • 118 were born in foreign countries