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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 8 people named Schaeffers in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 75% more people named Schaeffers in the United States. What was life like for them?

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

  • 100% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 29% were children
  • The average annual income was $1,300
  • 3 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,667

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

  • 1 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 25% were born in foreign countries
  • 2 were born in foreign countries