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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 7 people named Scherlag in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Scherlag in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7 people named Scherlag were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $496
  • 100%, or 1 person, lived in homes they rented
  • 100% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was 7 and the oldest was 65

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

  • 71% were born in foreign countries
  • 29% were first-generation Americans
  • 5 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Poland