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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 178 people named Egelhoff in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Egelhoff in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 193 people named Egelhoff were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • 31%, or 20 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • For 97 females, Virginia was the most common name

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

  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 7 were born in foreign countries
  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 31% were first-generation Americans