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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 275 people named Bretschneider in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Bretschneider in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 279 people named Bretschneider were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7% were disabled
  • 28% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 62 were children

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin
  • They most commonly lived in Wisconsin
  • The most common mother tongue was German