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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 1,766 people named Deer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Deer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,891 people named Deer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 280 adults were unmarried
  • 56%, or 267 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • Most mothers originated from Indiana
  • 75 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Indiana