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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 294 people named Jerden in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 63% more people named Jerden in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 478 people named Jerden were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 19 were disabled
  • For 244 females, Virginia was the most common name
  • 188 reported their race as other than white
  • 446 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most fathers originated from South Carolina
  • The most common mother tongue was Hungarian
  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940