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Find more Mathus relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 68 less people named Mathus in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 435 people named Mathus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less people named Mathus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 367 people named Mathus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 359 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 5% were disabled
  • 30 women had paying jobs
  • 124 were children

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Lithuania
  • The most common mother tongue was Bohemian
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina