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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 148 people named Oeschger in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Oeschger in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 176 people named Oeschger were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $1,297
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 27 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,420

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

  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 18% were born in foreign countries
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 26 were born in foreign countries