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Find more Olwell 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 28 more people named Olwell 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 199 people named Olwell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Olwell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 227 people named Olwell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 75
  • 64 were children
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 33% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Washington
  • 65 were first-generation Americans
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940