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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 2,986 people named Bidwell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Bidwell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,777 people named Bidwell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 90
  • 6% were disabled
  • 382 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,733

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

  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 358 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 87 were born in foreign countries