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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 33 people named Selnes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 130% more people named Selnes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 76 people named Selnes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 15 adults were unmarried
  • For 36 females, Florence was the most common name
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • 6 women had paying jobs

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

  • Most mothers originated from Norway
  • 39% were first-generation Americans
  • 9% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 9 were born in foreign countries