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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 251 people named Potters in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Potters in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 249 people named Potters were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 60%, or 37 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 11 were disabled
  • 6% reported their race as other than white

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

  • 19 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Kentucky
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • 34 were first-generation Americans