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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 274 people named Fierst in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Fierst in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 244 people named Fierst were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4 were disabled
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 33 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,742
  • 16 women had paying jobs

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak
  • 12% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 28 were born in foreign countries
  • 111 were first-generation Americans