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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 21 people named Forrestel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 29% more people named Forrestel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 27 people named Forrestel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 4 people
  • The youngest was 3 and the oldest was 80
  • Although 63% were female, the most common name for males was Peter
  • 1 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,000

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Trinidad
  • 43% were first-generation Americans
  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • 5% were born in foreign countries