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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 115 people named Rittmeyer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Rittmeyer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 129 people named Rittmeyer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,238
  • 21 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • For 61 females, Margaret was the most common name

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

  • 18% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 43% were first-generation Americans