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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 617 people named Ference in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 42% more people named Ference in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 879 people named Ference were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2% reported their race as other than white
  • 847 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 443 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 200 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 390 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Czechoslovakia
  • 63% were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Czechoslovakia