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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 322 people named Recht in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Recht in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 300 people named Recht were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 49 adults were unmarried
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was Robert
  • 87 were children
  • 290 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most fathers originated from Austria
  • 45% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 14 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940