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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 317 people named Vensel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Vensel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 355 people named Vensel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 54% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 6% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 74 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • The most common mother tongue was German