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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 135 people named Essley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 76% more people named Essley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 237 people named Essley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 29% were children
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 37 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 15% were first-generation Americans