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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 10 people named Oberfest in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Oberfest in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9 people named Oberfest were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 100%, or 2 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • Although 44% were female, the most common name for males was Harry
  • The youngest was 14 and the oldest was 74

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

  • 80% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 8 were born in foreign countries
  • 2 were first-generation Americans