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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 61 people named Brefeld in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Brefeld in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 57 people named Brefeld were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 31 females, Katherine was the most common name
  • 7 women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 25% were children

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

  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • 24 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan