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Find more Brockhaus relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 32 less people named Brockhaus in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 335 people named Brockhaus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Brockhaus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 303 people named Brockhaus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farm hand
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 86
  • 45 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,669
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

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

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