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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 445 people named Skillen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less people named Skillen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 376 people named Skillen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 8 reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 86
  • For 194 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 51 adults were unmarried

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

  • 97 were first-generation Americans
  • 22% were first-generation Americans
  • 63 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania