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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 451 people named Ostertag in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Ostertag in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 478 people named Ostertag were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 121 were children
  • 47%, or 65 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 52% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,332

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Wisconsin
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 91 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was German