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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 170 people named Metzen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Metzen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 164 people named Metzen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 28% were children
  • 6% were disabled
  • 7 were disabled
  • 15 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,440

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

  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 32 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois