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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 1,523 people named Vedder in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Vedder in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,384 people named Vedder were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • 117 women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 17 reported their race as other than white

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

  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 283 were first-generation Americans