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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 920 people named Sewall in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Sewall in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 966 people named Sewall were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 506 females, Elizabeth was the most common name
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 31 were disabled
  • 29% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 17% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • Most mothers originated from Maine