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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 365 people named Schmeltzer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Schmeltzer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 440 people named Schmeltzer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 76 adults were unmarried
  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • For 213 females, Anna was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $1,160

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

  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 32% were first-generation Americans
  • 17% were born in foreign countries