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Find more Bodwell 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 48 more people named Bodwell 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 570 people named Bodwell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Bodwell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 618 people named Bodwell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 53% were female, the most common name for males was Charles
  • 48% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,111
  • 108 adults were unmarried
  • 7% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 15% were first-generation Americans
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Maine
  • The most common mother tongue was Lithuanian