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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 6 people named Schaefes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 133% more people named Schaefes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 14 people named Schaefes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was 11 and the oldest was 66
  • 67%, or 2 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 6 were children

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Ireland
  • 2 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in South Dakota
  • 4 were first-generation Americans