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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 281 people named Schlesser in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Schlesser in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 308 people named Schlesser were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 163 females, Ida was the most common name
  • 10 were disabled
  • 53%, or 40 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 38% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 55 were born in foreign countries
  • 9% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940