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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 24 people named Grotewiel in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 162% more people named Grotewiel in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 63 people named Grotewiel were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 32 females, Helen was the most common name
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was Albert
  • 11 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,355
  • On average men worked 55 hours a week

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

  • 33% were first-generation Americans
  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Switzerland
  • The most common mother tongue was German