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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 558 people named Patz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 25% more people named Patz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 697 people named Patz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 1% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Austria
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 66 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 252 were first-generation Americans