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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 305 people named Erath in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Erath in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 283 people named Erath were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,148
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 27 women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 92

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

  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 32% were first-generation Americans