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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 290 people named Mottern in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 34% more people named Mottern in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 389 people named Mottern were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 24 women had paying jobs
  • 381 rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 1 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 67 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 10 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Ohio