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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 361 people named Sellen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 114% more people named Sellen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 774 people named Sellen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 407 females, Virginia was the most common name
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 133 adults were unmarried

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

  • 23% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia
  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia