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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 23 people named Ovel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 74% more people named Ovel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 40 people named Ovel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 78% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,264
  • 6% were disabled

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

  • 4 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Iowa
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany