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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 82 people named Biewer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 79% more people named Biewer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 147 people named Biewer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farm laborer
  • 12 women had paying jobs
  • 19 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,632
  • On average men worked 40 hours a week

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 9% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 13 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany