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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 30 people named Lingerfelter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 430% more people named Lingerfelter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 159 people named Lingerfelter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 55% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 5 were disabled
  • 12% of adults were unmarried
  • 28 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,593

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

  • 2 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan