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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 16 people named Schelvan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Schelvan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 19 people named Schelvan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 17 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 58% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • For 11 females, Millicent was the most common name

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

  • 7 were first-generation Americans
  • 44% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • 7 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940