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Find more Capwell 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 38 more people named Capwell 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 432 people named Capwell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Capwell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 470 people named Capwell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • 3 reported their race as other than white
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 46%, or 62 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 36 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 14 were born in foreign countries