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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 119 people named Oshell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Oshell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 142 people named Oshell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 18% of adults were unmarried
  • For 78 females, Gladys was the most common name

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

  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • 2 were born in foreign countries
  • 8% were first-generation Americans