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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 26 people named Ruhrer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 65% less people named Ruhrer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9 people named Ruhrer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5 were children
  • 100% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $1,234
  • 3 women had paying jobs

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 8 were first-generation Americans
  • 12% were born in foreign countries
  • 31% were first-generation Americans