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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 169 people named Gratzer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 32% more people named Gratzer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 223 people named Gratzer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 45%, or 30 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • 3% were disabled
  • 52% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,440

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

  • 39 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak
  • 23% were born in foreign countries