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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 131 people named Pfaffenberger in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 37% more people named Pfaffenberger in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 180 people named Pfaffenberger were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • For 88 females, Mary was the most common name
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 178 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 24% were first-generation Americans
  • 12 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 27 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940