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

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In 1940, 486 people named Hoefs were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 28 women had paying jobs
  • For 247 females, Augusta was the most common name
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • 11% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 45% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 13% were born in foreign countries