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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 141 people named Bechthold in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 30% more people named Bechthold in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 183 people named Bechthold were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 29 adults were unmarried
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 25 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,606

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • Most mothers originated from Russia
  • 30 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 34 were born in foreign countries