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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 17 people named Purtis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 206% more people named Purtis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 52 people named Purtis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,525
  • 6 adults were unmarried
  • 6 reported their race as other than white
  • 56%, or 5 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from
  • 1 were first-generation Americans
  • 6% were born in foreign countries