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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 542 people named Sockwell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Sockwell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 612 people named Sockwell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 594 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 21 were disabled
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • For 309 females, Annie was the most common name

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

  • 151 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • 25% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 4% were first-generation Americans