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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 128 people named Petersohn in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Petersohn in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 131 people named Petersohn were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 32% of adults were unmarried
  • 33 were children
  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was Frank
  • 24% of women had paying jobs

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

  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • They most commonly lived in Iowa
  • 42% were first-generation Americans
  • 54 were first-generation Americans