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Find more Showell 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 107 more people named Showell 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 459 people named Showell in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% more people named Showell in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 566 people named Showell were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 44 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,721
  • They typically took 11 weeks of vacation a year
  • 63% reported their race as other than white
  • 192 were children

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

  • 23 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 41 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Maryland