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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 373 people named Welchel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Welchel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 371 people named Welchel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 12 were disabled
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 82

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

  • They most commonly lived in South Carolina
  • 103 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Oklahoma
  • 3% were first-generation Americans