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Find more Jeffers relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 187 more people named Jeffers in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 7,804 people named Jeffers in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Jeffers in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,991 people named Jeffers were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 11% reported their race as other than white
  • 287 were disabled
  • The average annual income was $880

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 854 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Tennessee
  • 4% were born in foreign countries