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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 155 people named Shelt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Shelt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 178 people named Shelt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2 reported their race as other than white
  • Although 53% were female, the most common name for males was Charles
  • 35 adults were unmarried
  • 8% were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 19 were first-generation Americans
  • 12% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia