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

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In 1940, 314 people named Zempel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • The average annual income was $824
  • 307 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 44 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 11% were born in foreign countries
  • 41% were first-generation Americans