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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 1,433 people named Salsbury in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 24% less people named Salsbury in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,094 people named Salsbury were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 122 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,764

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 258 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 86 were born in foreign countries