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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 416 people named Schwantes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Schwantes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 450 people named Schwantes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 227 females, Martha was the most common name
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 85
  • 40%, or 49 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The typical household was 3 people

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

  • 37% were first-generation Americans
  • 153 were first-generation Americans
  • 42 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Kansas