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Find more Szelc relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 16 more people named Szelc in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 54 people named Szelc in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 30% more people named Szelc in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 70 people named Szelc were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was coal loader
  • 36% were children
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 68

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

  • 3% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey
  • Most mothers originated from Poland
  • 39 were first-generation Americans