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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 72 people named Schildwachter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 33% more people named Schildwachter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 96 people named Schildwachter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 2 women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was 2 and the oldest was 88
  • 23% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 6% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 31 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Maryland
  • Most mothers originated from Maryland