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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 41 people named Iola in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 51% more people named Iola in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 62 people named Iola were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 20 were children
  • The youngest was 5 and the oldest was 83
  • 60 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was Anthony

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 46% were first-generation Americans
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 13 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940