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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 1,315 people named Revels in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Revels in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,328 people named Revels were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 32% reported their race as other than white
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • 1,269 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • 157 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • 275 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940