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Find more Bonnell 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 37 more people named Bonnell 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 2,563 people named Bonnell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Bonnell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,600 people named Bonnell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • 349 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,542
  • 2,505 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 321 were first-generation Americans
  • 138 were born in foreign countries
  • 491 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940