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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 1,001 people named Edgell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Edgell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,018 people named Edgell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 48%, or 115 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 33% were children
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Indiana
  • They most commonly lived in Indiana