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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 135 people named Madaus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Madaus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 143 people named Madaus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 33%, or 11 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 43% were female, the most common name for males was William
  • For 62 females, Mae was the most common name
  • 43 were children

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

  • 18 were born in foreign countries
  • 55 were first-generation Americans
  • 41% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois