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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 104 people named Schmertz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 61% more people named Schmertz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 167 people named Schmertz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7 were disabled
  • 29% were children
  • 19% owned their homes, valued on average at $5,856
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 85

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Hungarian
  • Most mothers originated from Austria
  • 19% were born in foreign countries
  • 42 were first-generation Americans