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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 57 people named Pettig in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 104% more people named Pettig in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 116 people named Pettig were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 28% were children
  • 7 were disabled
  • 99% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 21% of adults were unmarried

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 18 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany