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Find more Abell 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 108 more people named Abell 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 3,405 people named Abell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Abell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,513 people named Abell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 578 adults were unmarried
  • 48%, or 446 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 115 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 571 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940