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

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In 1940, 216 people named Ruoss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 13 women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 42 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 43 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940