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Find more Michols 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 789 more people named Michols 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 231 people named Michols in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 342% more people named Michols in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,020 people named Michols were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 13% reported their race as other than white
  • 50%, or 125 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 89
  • For 527 females, Ruth was the most common name

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 32 were first-generation Americans
  • 19 were born in foreign countries
  • 14% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Michigan