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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 603 people named Lanter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% more people named Lanter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 756 people named Lanter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 105 adults were unmarried
  • 25 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish