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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 579 people named Zehnder in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Zehnder in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 625 people named Zehnder were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 611 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 52 women had paying jobs
  • 28 were disabled
  • 84 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,717

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

  • 78 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 201 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Swiss
  • 66 were born in foreign countries