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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 9 people named Smeley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1789% more people named Smeley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 170 people named Smeley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5 were disabled
  • 14% of women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 2 people
  • The average annual income was $968

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

  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania