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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 8 people named Retsel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% more people named Retsel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 10 people named Retsel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was miner
  • The typical household was 4 people
  • 1 was child
  • Although 20% were female, the most common name for males was Anthony

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

  • They most commonly lived in South Dakota
  • Most immigrants originated from Czechoslovakia
  • 2 were born in foreign countries
  • 62% were first-generation Americans