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Find more Hensel 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 286 less people named Hensel 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 3,282 people named Hensel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Hensel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,996 people named Hensel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 26% were children
  • 5 reported their race as other than white
  • 433 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,646
  • 23% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 1,055 were first-generation Americans
  • 380 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania