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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 28 people named Heifer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 139% more people named Heifer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 67 people named Heifer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6 were disabled
  • 26% of women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 74
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 29% were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German And Swiss