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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 293 people named Schwerdtfeger in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 28% more people named Schwerdtfeger in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 376 people named Schwerdtfeger were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farming
  • 6% were disabled
  • 371 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 27% were children

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

  • They most commonly lived in Kansas
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 46 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Iowa