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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 2,067 people named Salyers in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Salyers in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,410 people named Salyers were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 13 reported their race as other than white
  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • 62%, or 302 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John

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

  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • 3% were first-generation Americans
  • 57 were first-generation Americans