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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 733 people named Gatchell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Gatchell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 759 people named Gatchell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $1,064
  • 6% were disabled
  • 737 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 143 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940