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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 23 people named Sylvas in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 191% more people named Sylvas in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 67 people named Sylvas were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 65 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 1 was disabled
  • 7 adults were unmarried

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Mexico
  • 25% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • 17 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940