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Find more Town 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 53 more people named Town 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 1,534 people named Town in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Town in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,587 people named Town were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 798 females, Dorothy was the most common name
  • 1,522 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 28% were children
  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,012

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% were first-generation Americans
  • 87 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • Most mothers originated from Michigan