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Find more Oehlers relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 16 less people named Oehlers in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 94 people named Oehlers in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% less people named Oehlers in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 78 people named Oehlers were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 2 people
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 9 adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $970

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 9 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 18% were born in foreign countries