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

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In 1940, 290 people named Tegtmeyer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4% were disabled
  • 58% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,826
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Lithuanian
  • 12% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany