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Find more Knowels 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 61 less people named Knowels 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 241 people named Knowels in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% less people named Knowels in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 180 people named Knowels were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 69 were children
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 85

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 24% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 16% were first-generation Americans