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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 75 people named Schmelzel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 35% more people named Schmelzel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 101 people named Schmelzel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 2 and the oldest was 82
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • 23 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,721
  • The average annual income was $1,419

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

  • 24 were first-generation Americans
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1 was born in foreign country
  • 32% were first-generation Americans