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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 79 people named Saelens in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 70% more people named Saelens in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 134 people named Saelens were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 75
  • For 62 females, Elizabeth was the most common name
  • 2 were disabled
  • The average annual income was $1,070

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

  • 42 were first-generation Americans
  • 53% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Belarusian
  • 37% were born in foreign countries