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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 21 people named Mcdownell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 76% more people named Mcdownell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 37 people named Mcdownell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 8 were children
  • Most common occupation was secretary

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

  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 6 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 29% were first-generation Americans