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

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In 1940, 309 people named Howdyshell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $590
  • 48 adults were unmarried
  • 15 women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • 3 was first-generation American
  • Most immigrants originated from Denmark