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

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In 1940, 50 people named Polfuss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 27%, or 3 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 37% were first-generation Americans
  • 8% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 15 were first-generation Americans
  • 4 were born in foreign countries