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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 349 people named Peffley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% more people named Peffley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 427 people named Peffley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 17% of adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 4 reported their race as other than white
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was John

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

  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 19 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Denmark