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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 1,052 people named Harpster in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more people named Harpster in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,192 people named Harpster were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4% were disabled
  • 1,167 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 377 were children
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Danish
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio