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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 254 people named Sonnenburg in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% more people named Sonnenburg in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 301 people named Sonnenburg were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 292 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 4% were disabled
  • 53% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,228

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

  • 52 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 19% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German