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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 68 people named Knotwell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Knotwell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 81 people named Knotwell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 23 were children
  • 14% of women had paying jobs
  • For 44 females, Dora was the most common name
  • 43%, or 10 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 12 were first-generation Americans
  • 18% were first-generation Americans
  • 7 were born in foreign countries