You've got family at Ancestry.

Find more Marshall 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 7,264 more people named Marshall in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

Start a tree and connect with your family.


Create, build, and explore your family tree.

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 83,603 people named Marshall in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Marshall in the United States. What was life like for them?

Picture the past for your ancestors.

In 1940, 90,867 people named Marshall were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 41% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,382
  • 56%, or 13,014 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 3,658 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940