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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 124 people named Schaffter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 36% more people named Schaffter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 169 people named Schaffter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 90 females, Evelyn was the most common name
  • 50 were children
  • 15 women had paying jobs
  • 8% were disabled

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

  • 27% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Missouri
  • 33 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Switzerland