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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 408 people named Pottorff in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Pottorff in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 395 people named Pottorff were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 126 were children
  • 32% were children

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

  • They most commonly lived in Iowa
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Indiana