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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 7 more
named Rueth in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 229 people named Rueth in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 236 people
named Rueth were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
On average men worked 43 hours a week
39 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,742
227 rented out rooms to boarders
Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John
Learn where they came from and where they went.
As Rueth families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:
Most immigrants originated from Germany
19 were born in foreign countries
36 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940