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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 100 people named Paben in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Paben in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 117 people named Paben were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 37% were children
  • 27% of adults were unmarried

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

  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • Most immigrants originated from Friesland Germany
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 5% were born in foreign countries