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Find more Seldon relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 74 more people named Seldon in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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

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In 1940, 824 people named Seldon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 23% of women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • Most fathers originated from Mississippi
  • 123 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940