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

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In 1940, 170 people named Obrist were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 28% of adults were unmarried
  • 49%, or 22 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 26% were children

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

  • They most commonly lived in Nebraska
  • Most fathers originated from Switzerland
  • 26 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Switzerland