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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 29 people named Foerter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 24% less people named Foerter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 22 people named Foerter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6 adults were unmarried
  • 23% were children
  • 20%, or 1 person, lived in homes they rented
  • 4 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,375

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 7 were born in foreign countries
  • 24% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Missouri