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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 34 people named Swessel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 44% more people named Swessel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 49 people named Swessel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,437
  • 4 adults were unmarried
  • 17% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was new worker

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

  • 6% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • They most commonly lived in Wisconsin
  • 16 were first-generation Americans