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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 110 people named Derfus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Derfus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 133 people named Derfus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 86
  • 59% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,568
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was George
  • Most common occupation was farming

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

  • 27% were first-generation Americans
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany