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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 51 people named Ovall in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 45% more people named Ovall in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 74 people named Ovall were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 32% of women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,625

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

  • 8% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 6 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 22% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York