You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Harvell 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 132 more people named Harvell in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.


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 1,311 people named Harvell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Harvell in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 1,443 people named Harvell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 119 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,447
  • 35% were children
  • 35% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,447
  • The average annual income was $683

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 8 was born in foreign country
  • Most mothers originated from Virginia
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Virginia