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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 85 people named Rueffer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Rueffer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 97 people named Rueffer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31% of adults were unmarried
  • 2 were disabled
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 67% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,567

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

  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 34 were first-generation Americans
  • 18% were born in foreign countries