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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 35 people named Hells in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1089% more people named Hells in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 416 people named Hells were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 109 were children
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 93% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 55%, or 61 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 5 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois