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Find more Bissell relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 350 less people named Bissell in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 3,239 people named Bissell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Bissell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,889 people named Bissell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 240 women had paying jobs
  • 140 were disabled
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 27% were children

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

  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio