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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 173 people named Scherber in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 42% more people named Scherber in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 246 people named Scherber were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 14 were disabled
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 49% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,721
  • The average annual income was $1,023

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 16% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois