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Find more Coal 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 81 more people named Coal 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 405 people named Coal in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% more people named Coal in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 486 people named Coal were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 241 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 25 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 7% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from West Virginia
  • Most fathers originated from West Virginia
  • 2% were born in foreign countries