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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 159 people named Ruschmeyer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Ruschmeyer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 135 people named Ruschmeyer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4 were disabled
  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 60% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,539

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 38% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Minnesota
  • 17% were born in foreign countries