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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 1,782 people named Mcdonell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% more people named Mcdonell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,168 people named Mcdonell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 28% were children
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 202 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 351 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 524 were first-generation Americans