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Find more Hounshell 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 Hounshell in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 347 people named Hounshell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 38% more people named Hounshell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 479 people named Hounshell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • 41 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,658
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 90
  • For 227 females, Emma was the most common name

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

  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • 6 were first-generation Americans
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Kentucky