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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 112 people named Knoerr in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 39% more people named Knoerr in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 156 people named Knoerr were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 153 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 5% were disabled
  • 6 were disabled
  • 32 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,020

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

  • 7 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 7 were born in foreign countries
  • 34 were first-generation Americans