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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 273 people named Seltz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Seltz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 308 people named Seltz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4 reported their race as other than white
  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 89

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

  • 105 were first-generation Americans
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • Most mothers originated from Germany