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Where is the Olwell family from?
You can see how Olwell families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Olwell family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Olwell families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Olwell family living in Georgia. This was about 50% of all the recorded Olwell's in USA. Georgia and 1 other state had the highest population of Olwell families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Olwell surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Olwell. 15% of Olwell men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Olwell women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Olwell were Farmer and Teacher. .