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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 456 people named Challis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Challis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 448 people named Challis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 84
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was farmer

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 141 were first-generation Americans
  • 31% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • They most commonly lived in Oklahoma