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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 50 people named Donnells in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 150% more people named Donnells in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 125 people named Donnells were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 29% were children
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
  • Most common occupation was helper
  • 13 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,854

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 28% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 5 were born in foreign countries