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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 21 people named Poetzinger in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Poetzinger in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 22 people named Poetzinger were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 11 females, Anna was the most common name
  • 19 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 36% were children
  • 40%, or 2 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 3 were born in foreign countries
  • 5% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany