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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 136 people named Riefer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 112% more people named Riefer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 289 people named Riefer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 45% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 51% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,043
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 83
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year

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

  • 33% were first-generation Americans
  • 45 were first-generation Americans
  • 15 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany