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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 60 people named Medenwaldt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% more people named Medenwaldt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 74 people named Medenwaldt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 38% were female, the most common name for males was Edwin
  • 28% of adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 47 hours a week
  • 53% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,613

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

  • 26 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from North Dakota
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 10% were born in foreign countries