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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 23 people named Smetter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 39% more people named Smetter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 32 people named Smetter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 94% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 56%, or 5 people, lived in homes they rented
  • The youngest was 2 and the oldest was 58
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week

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

  • 44% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 5 were born in foreign countries
  • 30% were first-generation Americans
  • 14 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940