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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 1,515 people named Schaff in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Schaff in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,496 people named Schaff were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 30% were children
  • 5% were disabled
  • 444 were children
  • 50%, or 184 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • Most mothers originated from Louisiana
  • The most common mother tongue was French
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 265 were born in foreign countries