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Find more Overholt 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 123 less people named Overholt 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 1,466 people named Overholt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Overholt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,343 people named Overholt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 211 adults were unmarried
  • 15% of women had paying jobs
  • 29% were children
  • 55% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,553

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

  • Most mothers originated from Michigan
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • 12% were first-generation Americans