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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 126 people named Scharfe in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Scharfe in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 131 people named Scharfe were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16% of adults were unmarried
  • 38 were children
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 84

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

  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 48 were first-generation Americans