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

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In 1940, 610 people named Niebuhr were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $1,245
  • 5% were disabled
  • 169 were children

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

  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin
  • 16% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian
  • They most commonly lived in Iowa