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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 158 people named Ruhling in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Ruhling in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 168 people named Ruhling were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • 166 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was George

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

  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 22 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 31% were first-generation Americans