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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 108 people named Makus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Makus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 117 people named Makus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 33% of adults were unmarried
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • For 53 females, Martha was the most common name
  • 59% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,959

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

  • Most fathers originated from Poland
  • The most common mother tongue was Lithuanian
  • 44 were born in foreign countries
  • 41% were born in foreign countries