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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 46 people named Zelch in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 137% more people named Zelch in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 109 people named Zelch were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31 were children
  • 1% were disabled
  • 38%, or 12 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was laborer

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

  • They most commonly lived in Missouri
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 10 were born in foreign countries
  • 35% were first-generation Americans