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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 1,289 people named Fretz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 61% more people named Fretz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,079 people named Fretz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 55% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,131
  • 337 adults were unmarried
  • 74 were disabled
  • 283 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,131

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

  • 6% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Germany
  • The most common mother tongue was Pennsylvania Dutch
  • 71 were born in foreign countries