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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 418 people named Affolter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Affolter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 393 people named Affolter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 39 women had paying jobs
  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was Charles
  • Most common occupation was carpenter
  • 36%, or 37 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 151 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio
  • 66 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Swiss