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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 89 people named Emden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Emden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 101 people named Emden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 32% of adults were unmarried
  • 26 were children
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 85
  • 98 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most fathers originated from Texas
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • 35 were first-generation Americans
  • 22 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940