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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 632 people named Poffenberger in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Poffenberger in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 691 people named Poffenberger were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 53% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,159
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most fathers originated from Maryland
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • 103 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940