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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 63 people named Ruling in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 105% more people named Ruling in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 129 people named Ruling were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 124 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 9% were disabled
  • 10% reported their race as other than white

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

  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in West Virginia
  • 17 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 11% were first-generation Americans