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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 Paffenback in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 40% more people named Paffenback in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 14 people named Paffenback were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 3 women had paying jobs
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Theodore
  • 43% of women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was clerk

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

  • 6 were first-generation Americans
  • 60% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany