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Find more Scharder 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 251 more people named Scharder 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 44 people named Scharder in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 570% more people named Scharder in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 295 people named Scharder were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 61 adults were unmarried
  • 49%, or 35 people, lived in homes they rented
  • On average men worked 46 hours a week
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 77

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • 25% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 11 were first-generation Americans