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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 85 people named Appelby in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 88% more people named Appelby in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 160 people named Appelby were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 55 were children
  • 151 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was George
  • 42% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,594

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

  • They most commonly lived in Iowa
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 22% were first-generation Americans
  • 9% were born in foreign countries