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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 161 people named Zerfoss in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Zerfoss in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 168 people named Zerfoss were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 52 were children
  • For 87 females, Clara was the most common name
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 10 were disabled

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

  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee
  • 4% were first-generation Americans
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Dutch