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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 214 people named Rufner in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Rufner in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 192 people named Rufner were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 14 were disabled
  • 183 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 89

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

  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • 19 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • Most immigrants originated from Switzerland