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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 83 people named Sekela in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 52% more people named Sekela in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 126 people named Sekela were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 12 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,850
  • They typically took 14 weeks of vacation a year
  • Most common occupation was miner
  • 124 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 31 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Czechoslovakia
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 63% were first-generation Americans