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Find more Selke 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 15 less people named Selke 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 531 people named Selke in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Selke in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 516 people named Selke were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1 reported their race as other than white
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 65 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,345
  • 47%, or 59 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 201 were first-generation Americans
  • 82 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 97 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany