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Find more Chesler 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 6 more people named Chesler 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 484 people named Chesler in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Chesler in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 490 people named Chesler were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 462 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 29 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,081
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 100
  • 27% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 49 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 155 were born in foreign countries
  • 212 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Russia