You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Donohew 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 44 less people named Donohew in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.

Gender

Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 165 people named Donohew in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 27% less people named Donohew in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 121 people named Donohew were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 30% were children
  • 55%, or 16 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 117 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 62 females, Clara was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from West Virginia
  • 2 was born in foreign country
  • 24 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 6% were first-generation Americans