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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 552 people named Swilley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 43% more people named Swilley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 788 people named Swilley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% were disabled
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 87 adults were unmarried
  • 769 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Yiddish
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia
  • Most immigrants originated from Floriday