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Find more Cordwell 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 265 more people named Cordwell 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 276 people named Cordwell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 96% more people named Cordwell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 541 people named Cordwell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 270 females, Pearl was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $817
  • 521 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 200 were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 14% were first-generation Americans
  • 8% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • They most commonly lived in Virginia