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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 5,389 people named Echols in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Echols in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,817 people named Echols were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 1,708 were children
  • 612 adults were unmarried
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John

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

  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most mothers originated from Alabama
  • 167 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German