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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 36 people named Pottschmidt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Pottschmidt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 43 people named Pottschmidt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 1 person
  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • 2 reported their race as other than white
  • 93% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most fathers originated from Indiana
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 15 were first-generation Americans
  • 9% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940