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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 349 people named Tegtmeier in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Tegtmeier in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 400 people named Tegtmeier were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 391 rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 48 hours a week
  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,255
  • 7 were disabled

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

  • 70 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Swiss
  • 151 were first-generation Americans