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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 131 people named Roels in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Roels in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 107 people named Roels were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 1% were disabled
  • 20 were children

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Belgium
  • Most fathers originated from Italy
  • The most common mother tongue was Belgian
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois