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Find more Pennell 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 89 more people named Pennell 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 3,256 people named Pennell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Pennell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,345 people named Pennell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $997

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • 298 were first-generation Americans
  • 566 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 3% were born in foreign countries