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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 2,686 people named Stilwell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% less people named Stilwell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,168 people named Stilwell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was George
  • 15% of women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 2,094 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • 478 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina