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Find more Zehr relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 64 more people named Zehr in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 845 people named Zehr in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Zehr in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 909 people named Zehr were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 48 hours a week
  • Most common occupation was farm laborer
  • 13% of women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 91

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 186 were first-generation Americans