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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 18 people named Jaerger in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 39% more people named Jaerger in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 25 people named Jaerger were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • The typical household was 4 people
  • 50%, or 3 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 32% of adults were unmarried

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

  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • 28% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York